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Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge (1911-1994) sitting outside in formal attire complete with spats. (All photos taken from the Chief S.O. Alonge exhibit at Smithsonian National Museum of African Art)
Born in Benin City, Nigeria, Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge was a self-taught photographer and a pioneer of Nigerian photography. He is best known as the first official photographer of the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria, capturing the political and social events of both Nigerian society and the palace for six decades.
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