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Title
Panoramic view in five pages, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar, 1927
Creator
Durgeat, L
Date Created and/or Issued
1927-2004
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
Misjonsmarka 12, NO-4024 Stavanger, Norway
Mission and Diakonia Archives, VID Specialized University
USC does not control copyright for these images. For usage permission, contact Mission and Diakonia Archives, VID Specialized University. Information is available at https://www.vid.no/en/historical-archive/ .
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Description
Panoramic view of Fianarantsoa. Page 1: Buildings, roads, forest. "Ivory avaratra. I dalsenkningen her anlegges jernbanestasjon. Hospitalkomplekset et godt stykke nordover omtrent midt for Ivory avaratra. Posthuset. Forretninger. Folkets hus, Le Tribunal oppaa haugen. Regionalskolen hvor examen 1te serie holdes" ("North Ivory. In the valley drepression there is being built a railroad. The hospital is to the north, about in the middle of Ivory North. Posthouse. Stores. Community house, Court house up on the hill. Regional school where first series examinations are held.
Page 2: Buildings, roads, mountains. "Nedover i Bara. Den hoeieste toppen her har Groult vaert paa. Bestiger en topp pr. aar. Vaar eiendom nedover hele langs katolikkenes komplex. De hoeie traerne er for det meste blaast ned av cyclonen eller hugget ned for ikke aa falle over katolikkenes hus. Katolikkenes det meste her. Bak traerne her i bakken (til v.): residensen. Byen nedover hele tett i tett med hus, men skjult bak traerne. Dette er tatt fra Kianjasoa" ("Looking (down) to Bara. Groult has been to the highest mountain top. He climbs one mountain top a year. Our property goes all the way down along the catholics complex. The high trees are mostly blown down by cyclones or they have been fell down so they don't fall on the catholics houses.Mostly everything is owned by the catholics here. Behind the trees in the hill to the left: The French Residence. The city is a close built up area, but hidden behind the trees. This picture is taken from Kianjasoa"). -- Kianjasoa is a beaufitul garden.
Page 3: Buildings, roads, church. "Paa toppen rovaen. Ivohidahy. 1: ecole primaire. 2: ecole maternelle. 3: ecole Normale med det lange taget. 4,5,6,7: der mine elever bor. 4: nede i katekistklassevaerelset der guttene leser lekser om kveldene. 6: librairien, hvor 12 lahy bor, samt noen av mine gutter. 8: vaart hus. 9: kirken vaar. 10: L.M.S. kirke. 11: L.M.S. kirke. 12: Torvet hvor mange biler staar "gare de Mablik". 13: vaar ecole primaire (frk. U's) = frk. Else Ueland" (" On the top of Rova. Ivohidahy. 1: primary school. 2: kindergarten. 3: Teachers School, with the long roof. 4,5,6,7: where my students live. 4: the catechist classroom where the boys' do their homework in the evening. 6: librarian, where 12 mans seminar for catechists are and some of my boys. 8: our house. 9: our Lutheran Church. 10: LMS Church. 11: LMS Church. 12: Market where there are many cars "gare de Mablik". 13: our primary school teacher Miss Else Ueland").
Page 4: Fields, buildings, mountains.
Page 5: Fields, buildings, mountains. "I denne retning Soatanana (mot hoeyre)" ("To the right is Soatanana").
Marie Siqueland 1862-1911 may be the person that wrote the text to this picture. The numbers in this text are visible on the original.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints, 11.5 x 84.6 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m6696 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-NMS-17583-1655~1
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m6696
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-NMS-17583-1655~1.jpg
Subject
Religious buildings
Buildings
Roads
Mountains
Panoramas
Cityscapes
Time Period
1927
Place
Africa
Fianarantsoa
Madagascar
Source
NMS/Photo/Tvn17583/1655 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Mission and Diakonia Archives, VID Specialized University
Photographs back to Madagascar
Photographs of the Mission and Diakonia Archives, VID Specialized University, Stavanger, Norway, ca.1870-1950
impa-m559

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