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Image / Seated missionary father with large group of Dahomeans, Abomey-Calavi, Benin, ca. 1900-1930

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Title
Seated missionary father with large group of Dahomeans, Abomey-Calavi, Benin, ca. 1900-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
1900/1930
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
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
12. DAHOMEY - Calavi - En station secondaire" ("?") A seated missionary father poses with a group of over sixty Dahomean women, men, and children in front of a long thatched-roof building. Most of the people on the father's right are in white, those on his left wear darker colors. Postcard issued by "Missions Africaines, 150, Cours Gambetta, Lyon."
The back of the postcard is blank and contains information about the printer: "Phototypie Mce Lescuyer, 16, r. des Remparts-d'Ainay, Lyon.
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m12649 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG101-006-0000-0020
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m12649
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG101-006-0000-0020.jpg
Subject
Missionary work
Indigenous populations
Group portraits
Time Period
1900/1930
Place
Abomey-Calavi
Africa
Benin
Source
YDS/RG101/006/0000/0020 [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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