Sketches of life in Igarra, Benin province, Nigeria by Nancy Stanfield

101 pen and ink drawings (numbered 1 to 100, with one unnumbered additional drawing) by Nancy Stanfield depicting life in Igarra, Benin Province, and Upper Ogun, Nigeria between 1950 and 1966. The sketches have captions and are signed with Stanfield's initials. The box also contains a typed list of the drawings.

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