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Title
Two men counting brass coins, Changde, Hunan, China, ca.1900-1919
Creator
Unidentified
Date Created and/or Issued
1900/1919
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
"Counting 'cash' in the days before copper and silver coins were minted. The brass cash had square holes, and were strung in units of 100, ten of which made a 'tiao', the rough equivalent of a dollar. The 2 young men in the photo, Kung and Pao, came with a third, Tai, to OTL [Oliver Tracy Logan] soon after his return in 1901, and asked to be trained in Western medicine. After a sort of apprenticeship in the old hospital, they were sent to medical school, were graduated, and returned to join the staff in Chanteh [now Changde]. Dr. Pao, (right) was with OTL [Oliver Tracy Logan]at the end and was heartbroken that he could not save him."
Captions for this set of lantern slides from the papers of Oliver and Jennie Logan, American Presbyterian missionaries in Hunan, were provided by their daughter Elsa.
Type
image
Format
lantern slides
photographs
Identifier
impa-m66077 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG008-358-0008-0004
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m66077
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG008-358-0008-0004.jpg
Subject
Medical personnel
Group portraits
Time Period
1900/1919
Place
Hunan
China
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Oliver and Jennie Logan Papers
Photographs from the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, Connecticut, ca.1880-1950
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections
impa-m980

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