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Title
Boy posing with a spear and shield, Africa, ca. 1920-1950
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1920/1950
2009
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
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Maryknoll Mission Archives, P.O. Box 305, Maryknoll, N.Y. 10545-0305; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/
archives@maryknoll.org ; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1669
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=17
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1917 ; Maryknoll Mission Archives.
Description
Photograph of a boy posing in front of a painted backdrop holding a spear and shield. There is a scene of water crashing onto a beach painted onto the backdrop behind the boy. He is holding a spear in his right hand and a small shield in his left. The boy has cloth wrapped around his waist and is standing barefoot on a rug.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : b&w
10 x 14 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m64073 [Legacy record ID]
MFB-Africa-03-056
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m64073
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/MFB-Africa-03-056.jpg
Subject
Indigenous peoples
Boys
Spears
Shields
Portraits
Time Period
circa 1920/1950
Place
Africa
Source
MFB/Africa/03/056 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Photographs of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Maryknoll, New York, 1912-1945
impa-m338

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