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Title
Dances of Mpilalao - Hova, in Madagascar
Creator
Lisan, Robert, 1900-?
Date Created and/or Issued
1950/1970
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
Dancers in Madagascar.
The Mpilalao is a kind of street theater which proposes moral or religious lessons in Madagascar. The word hova traditionally refers to the most important part of merina people.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints, 11.6x17 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m74102 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-DEFAP_MGPP004-00393_2
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m74102
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-DEFAP_MGPP004-00393_2.jpg
Subject
Traditional dance
Dancers
Customs and traditions
Time Period
1950/1970
Place
Madagascar
Source
SMEP/MG.P.004-00393 [File]
Relation
Défap - Service protestant de mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Madagascar Types - Coutumes / Société des missions évangéliques de Paris
Photographs of the Défap - Service protestant de mission, Paris, ca. 1880-1971
impa-m62959

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