Small boys masquerade in Ovim Village, Isu Ikwa Ato. The photograph shows a crowd surrounding a masquerader who is in the centre of the ring and is wearing striped netted leggings, a raffia skirt, head covered, and a headdress. The men in the circle are wearing plaid wrappers, some are wearing t-shirts and they are holding branches in their hands. In the foreground are two men wearing striped hats and watching the masquerade. In the background are spectators, tress and buildings.
[Igbo] Obugulu mau masquerade depicting four masqueraders sitting down. Each of the characters is wearing a white and black painted face mask adorned with an elaborate headdress covered in tassels and cloth with streamers or ribbons. They are wearing the harlequin-like, appiqued costumes with pointed breasts; their hands and feet are covered with cloth.
Part of the Nkporo Ifogu masquerade. Ogbo (clown) masquerader wearing a stylised human face mask and a raffia sack cloth costume. The mask is painted two toned (white and black) and the eyes are bulging and the nose and lips are comical and overly exaggerated. There are painted lines on the face from the botton of the eyes to the chin. There are feathers on the top of the mask. A gourd is hanging from a string round his neck, and there are raffia fronds around the ankles. He is holding a shallow woven basket iin one hand . In the background, children and adults sit beside a thatched building.
Members of a [Igbo] band playing various musical instruments, including an igba (membrane drum) which is slung over the shoulder of the drummer with a shoulder strap and beaten by the drummer, udu (pot drum), ogene (gong) made of metal, rattles made from basket containers, and a ngedegwu (xylophone). In the right of the photograph, one young man is wearing a white striped cloth wrapper and a white woven cap and appears to be playing a wind instrument such as an oja (flute). The man standing next is wearing woven white trousers rolled up to his knees and appears to be playing an instrument. The man next to him is wearing a loin cloth with feathers attached to a head covering and holding a machete/cutlass. Behind are more band members of varying ages and in the background are spectators and trees.