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Title
Foreign dancers with masks in Cameroon
Creator
Wuhrmann, Anna
Date Created and/or Issued
1910/1930
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
102 boulevard Arago - 75014 Paris, France
Défap - Service protestant de mission (Département évangélique français d’action apostolique)
http://www.defap-bibliotheque.fr/index.php?id=266
http://www.defap.fr/contact.php
Description
Bamessi dancers at the funeral of Ne Njpadnunke, in Foumban.
The photograph was send by Anna Wuhrmann to Jean-René Brutsch, missionary of the Société des missions évangéliques de Paris (Paris evangelical mission society). On the back of the photograph, she wrote "Maskentänzer".
Type
image
Format
photographic prints, 7.3x9.3 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m76811 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-DEFAP_CMPFGB-JB019_2
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m76811
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-DEFAP_CMPFGB-JB019_2.jpg
Subject
Dancers
Masks
Clothing
Indigenous populations
Time Period
1910/1930
Place
Bamum (Cameroon)
Cameroon
Foumban (Cameroon)
Source
SMEP/CM.P.FGB-JB019 [File]
Relation
Défap - Service protestant de mission
Fonds photographique Bamoun / Société des missions évangéliques de Paris
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Défap - Service protestant de mission, Paris, ca. 1880-1971
impa-m62959

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