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Title
Initiation tatoo, Madagascar, 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
"18. Madagascar. ̶ L’incision du bras pour l’initiation du jeune devin." A man is depicted getting a tatoo or body markings. The following information is printed on the back of the postcard: "Pour ‘l’Œuvre des Prêtres Malgaches’, 79, Avenue de Breteuil, Paris XVe." There is no handwriting on the back.
Type
image
Format
photographic postcards, 9 x 14 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-yds-rg101-044-0000-0039.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-84140
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-yds-rg101-044-0000-0039.jpg
Subject
Customs and traditions
Group portraits
Time Period
1920/1940
Place
Africa
Madagascar, Republic of
Source
IMP/YDS/RG101/044/0000/0039 [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
impa-m980

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