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Title
Construction of a house, Valdezia, South Africa, ca. 1901-1907
Creator
Lenoir, David Paul
Date Created and/or Issued
1901/1907
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
DM-échange et mission
chemin des Cèdres 5, CH-1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
info@dmr.ch
Description
"Fondations maison Châtelain. M. Châtelain" ("Châtelain house foundations. Mr Châtelain"). Photographie d'un groupe d'hommes d'origine africaine en train de construire les fondations d'une maison. Sur la droite, M. Châtelain, qui porte des vêtements de couleurs sombres et un chapeau blanc. Il se tient debout sur un mur et regarde en direction du photographe. Au centre, derrière le chantier, un homme d'origine africaine tenant un cheval par la bride. À l'arrière plan, un paysage de collines.Photograph of a group of African men constructing the foundations of a house. On the right, Mr Châtelain, who wears dark colored clothes and a white hat. He stands on a wall and looks at the photographer. In the center, behind the building site, a man of African origin holding a horse by the bridle. In the background, a hilly landscape.
Type
image
Format
glass photonegatives, b&w
8 x 10.5 cm.
Identifier
impa-m59994 [Legacy record ID]
impa-a-CHL-nv160-137-239
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m59994
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-CHL-nv160-137-239.jpg
Subject
Buildings
Clergy
Construction engineering
Rural areas
Indigenous populations
Group portraits
Time Period
1901/1907
Place
Africa
South Africa
Valdezia
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from DM-Échange et Mission
impa-m15498

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