Skip to main content

Image / Ironing at Lisala, Congo, ca.1920-1940

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Ironing at Lisala, Congo, ca.1920-1940
Creator
Unknown
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
“La repasseuse du Camp de Lisala.” A woman at Lisala is shown pressing a piece of material with a hand-held iron, possibly heated brick in a metal casing, as two other women look on. The following information is printed on the back of the card: “Ligue Nationale pour la Protection de L’enfance noire au Congo Belge. Envoyez votre adhesion a la Tresoriere. Mme M. Lescart 52, rue Americaine, Bruxelles. Cotisation annuelle: 1 fr.
5 fr.
10 fr.” There is no handwriting on the back.
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 8.5 x 13.5 cm
photographs
Identifier
IMP-YDS-RG101-037-0000-0115.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-80762
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG101-037-0000-0115.jpg
Subject
Women
Group portraits
Time Period
1920/1940
Place
Africa
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Lisala
Source
IMP/YDS/RG101/037/0000/0115 [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
image/tiff

Explore related content on Calisphere: