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Once Upon a Time in Igbo Land B
Once Upon a Time in Igbo Land B
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleOnce Upon a Time in Igbo Land B
CreatorEgonu, Uzo
Creator-BiographyNigerian, 1931-1996
CultureIgbo
Date1971
Style-PeriodContemporary; Modernist
Origin-Geographic Location (TGN)Nigeria; United Kingdom
Classgraphic arts
Typeprint
Format-Mediumcolor lithograph
Dimensions60 x 80 cm
Edition-Description15/50
InscriptionsTortoise at the cross roads. Only one road leads to the King's Palace (text, upper left printed surface); Egonu 71 (signed lower right)
DescriptionIllustration for an episode in Egonu's telling of the story of the tortoise, a charlatan figure in Igbo folklore
SubjectIgbo (African people) -- folklore; birds; tortoises; turtles; folk tales and legends; short stories; animals; peacocks; owls
Photographer (Digital Image)Jonathan Greet, dumdum virtual reality panographers
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_egonu_uzo_036_se.tif
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