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Title
Initiation ceremony, Valdezia, South Africa, ca. 1930
Creator
Jaques, Alexandre Auguste
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1930
2010-04-16T19:05:01
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
"École d'initiation des filles Vendas" ("Initiation school for Venda girls") Photograph of African girls taking part in an initiation ceremony. Two of them are beating drums. On the left, a third and bigger drum.
Photographie de jeunes filles africaine participant à une cérémonie d'initiation à Valdezia. Deux d'entre elles jouent du tambour. Sur la gauche, un troisième et plus grand tambour.
Type
image
Format
glass photonegatives, b&w
4.5 x 6.4 cm.
Identifier
impa-m66158 [Legacy record ID]
impa-a-CHL-nv170-101-028
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m66158
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-CHL-nv170-101-028.jpg
Subject
Customs and traditions
Girls
Initiation rites
Group portraits
Time Period
circa 1930
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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