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The Alake of Abeokuta (seated) and his son, the Chief Justice of the Federation of Nigeria (supreme court), Abeokuta, Nigeria. slide

The Alake of Abeokuta (seated) and his son, the Chief Justice of the Federation of Nigeria (supreme court), Abeokuta, Nigeria. [slide]
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photographer
Elisofon, Eliot
Date
1959
Type
Color slides
Physical Description
slide : col
Restrictions & Rights
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Local number
C 2 YRB 7.2 EE 59
EEPA EECL 2016
Culture
Yoruba (African people)
Notes
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Organization
Image indexed by negative number
Summary
The photograph depicts Sir Ladapo Samuel Ademola II, the Alake (ruler) of Abeokuta (ruled 27 Sep 1920 - 27 Dec 1962) and his son, the Chief Justice of the Federation of Nigeria (supreme court). This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Publications
"Introduction to Geography," 2nd edition (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2002). LL01-0251
Cite as
Yoruba king, the Alake of Abeokuta (seated), and his son, the Chief Justice of the Federation of Nigeria (supreme court), Nigeria. Photograph by Eliot Elisofon, 1959. Image no. EEPA EECL 2016. Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, 950 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20560-0708
Data Source
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives
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Eliot Elisofon Field photographs 1942-1972
Place
Africa
Nigeria