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Once Upon a Time in Igbo Land D
Once Upon a Time in Igbo Land D
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleOnce Upon a Time in Igbo Land D
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-Description17/50
InscriptionsFeast-day at 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; tortoises; turtles; folk tales and legends; short stories; animals; musicians; musical instruments; feasts; feast days; birds; food; human figure in art
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_038_se.tif
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