Nigeria in Costume 1960 Shell Co Color Illustrations

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Blue Cloth Hardcover, 103 pages, 11 1/2" tall, 48 plates, Very Good. Previous owner's name and date on title page. Paper clip rust stain on pages 98 through 101. Small stain on one page. Some light white marks on cover, mainly the back. Bumped corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Full page colour reproductions of his paintings show the costumes, uniforms and ceremonial dress of the diverse peoples of Nigeria; the text describes the significance of the details. . The publishers wish to record their appreciation of the help they have received from the Government of the Western Region of Nigeria, who own the originals of the paintings reproduced in this book and who have made this publication possible, and also to Mr. John Danford, the artist, who has assisted in the preparation of the text. Foreword by Alhaji the Honourable Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Prime Minister of the Federation of Nigeria with blindstamp signature. Preface by Mr. W L Stewart general manager of the Shell Company of Nigeria Limited with a blindstamp signature. Illustrations include: Benin woman chief in ceremonial dress, Festival dress for the Ekong dance Ibibio, Sir Ademola II Alake of Abeokuta, Base drummer, Ilorin local Administration police band, Mother and child Cameroons, Yoruba girl, Ilorin weaver and more.

Title: Nigeria in Costume 1960 Shell Co Color Illustrations

Author Name: N/a

Categories: Travel, Geography, Art,

Publisher: The Shell Company of Nigeria Limited: 1960-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 001276

Keywords: African Ceremonial Clothing,