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Missionary father visits a woman and her children, Lesotho, ca.1900-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
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Yale University Divinity School Library, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale University. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
"MISSIONS DU SUD-AFRIQUE - Serie IV - Le Missionnaire visite ses chretiens (Basutoland)." ("MISSIONS OF SOUTH-AFRICA - Series IV - The Missionary visits his Christians (Basutoland).") In front of a stone thatched-roof house, a missionary father speaks with an indigenous woman holding a baby. Eleven children stand near the house and sit on the ground. Another indigenous boy holds the reigns of a white horse.
The back of the postcard has a handwritten note in French and contains printed information about the mission agency: "MISSIONNAIRES OBLATS DE MARIE-IMMACULEE - Oeuvre des Missions O.M.I. - 75, Rue de l'Assomption - PARIS (XVIe). - Abonnez-vous aux Petites Annales des Missionnaires Oblats de Marie-Immaculee. Revue Mensuelle: 10 fr. C./C. 99-99. Paris." ("MISSIONARY OBLATES OF IMMACULATE MARY - Work of Missions O.M.I. - 75, Street of the Assumption - PARIS (XVIe). - Subscribe to the Small Annals of the Missionary Oblates of Immaculate Mary. Monthly Review: 10 fr. C./C. 99-99. Paris.")
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm.
impa-m12835 [Legacy record ID]
Missionary work
Indigenous populations
Group portraits
Time Period
YDS/RG101/006/0000/0151 [File]
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

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