Lubinski, Margot, fl1940 - 1949 (photographer)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The typewritten caption on the reverse is torn but the following is legible 'vN 1o-22 [tear]upe boys doing traditional embroidery work [tear] the Mohammedan School at Share, Nigeria'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.
Close-up view of some of the statues. The typewriten caption on the reverse reads 'Another view of the holy stone figures of Esie, which stand in a clearing amidst a grove of oil palms and others [sic] trees about 31 miles south of Ilorin, Nigeria. The figure to the right is covered all over with chicken's blood whichhas been sacrificed ti [sic] it'.
EvN 11-36 A Yoruba council house with carved door posts in the old traditional style at Omu, Nigeria, 1940 - 1949
The building itself is in European style - a single storey stone house with corrugated-iron roof. The traditional carved posts support the verandah. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.
The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'They were discovered in a clearing amidst a grove of oil palms and other trees, the clearing itself bordered by peregun trees, a kind of aloes planted round holy places. The grove is today an important centre of the fertility cult. Natives of Esie found the figures about 1773. The grove was kept secret until 1933, when an English missionary was told about it by one of his African mission teachers'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.
Photograph by Margot Lubinski.
- Subject: Kwara (state) X