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Title
Men laboring to build a thatch-roofed building, Benin, ca.1920-1940
Creator
Unidentified
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
"MISSIONS AFRICAINES, 150, Cours Gambetta, LYON" "16. BENIN - Achevement d'une toiture a Ekiti." Several men pause in laboring to build a large thatch-roofed building. They face the camera for the photograph.
The back of the postcard has a short message penciled into the address space. Printed on it is"PHOTOTYPIE Mce LESCUYES 16, RUE DES REMPARTS-D'AINAY. - LYON".
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m58553 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG101-011-0000-0107
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m58553
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG101-011-0000-0107.jpg
Subject
Buildings
Indigenous populations
External views
Time Period
1920/1940
Place
Africa
Benin City
Benin
Source
YDS/RG101/011/0000/0107 [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
impa-m980

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