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Medium: 
cement, wood, stucco, tile
Tradition: 
Islamic
Place of Origin: 
NigeriaLagos
Date: 
1897
ID: 
220036
Notes: 

Makers: João Batista da Costa and Sanusi Aka

Photographs taken in 1981, from John Picton, “Keeping the Faith: Islam and West African Art History in the Nineteenth Century,” in Islamic Art in the 19th Century: Tradition, Innovation, and Eclecticism, eds. Doris Behrens-Abouseif and Stephen Vernoit (Leiden: Brill, 2006), 221.