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Carl Mydans1956-02

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Dancing tribesmen from Miango area, dressed in leather-thonged loin cloths, in rows of eight, set a pattern of steps while Queen Elizabeth II and her husband are watching from royal Rolls-Royce. Drums and tiny seeds rattling in the grass pods tied in rowsaround the performers legs provide the beat for their dancing.

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  • Date: 1956-02
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: England Royal Family, Elizabeth Ii, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Carl Mydans
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_964637
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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