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Title
Sorcerer or wizard masks, Congo, ca.1920-1940
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1920/1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Divinity.Library@yale.edu
Yale University Divinity School Library, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale University. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
http://web.library.yale.edu/divinity/copyright-and-permissions
Description
"Mission de Scheut: Congo. Sorciers masqués." Two men dressed in grass skirts and shawls wear elaborate head masks, possibly the costume of a 'witch doctor'. The following information is printed on the back of the postcard: “Missions de Scheut- Cte Ch. Post. 1269.90 Imprimerie de la Bourse, Anvers. There is no handwriting on the back.
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 13.5 x 9 cm
photographs
Identifier
IMP-YDS-RG101-036-0000-0015.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-80876
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG101-036-0000-0015.jpg
Subject
Customs and traditions
General views
Time Period
1920/1940
Place
Africa
Congo Democratic Republic of the
Source
IMP/YDS/RG101/036/0000/0015 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Missionary Postcard Collection
Photographs from the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, Connecticut, ca.1880-1950
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections
image/tiff

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