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Title
A Chinese idol at Hubei, China, 1913
Date Created and/or Issued
1913-02-28
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
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
This is a photograph of a Chinese idol in Hupeh [now Hubei]. The idol is intimidating with it's bulging eyes and six arms. Two arms hold swords over his head, two arms are in a meditative position and two lay on his lap holding objects. His pedestal is decorated with a snake.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints 10.4 x 8.1 cm.
Identifier
impa-m5892 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-MKL-China-016-10-0008
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m5892
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-MKL-China-016-10-0008.jpg
Subject
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Religious art
Religious beliefs
General views
Time Period
1913-02-28
Place
China
Hupeh
Source
MKL/China/016/10/0008 [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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