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Title
Men carrying a brightly-decorated coffin headed by a paper dragon, China, ca.1917-1923
Creator
Unidentified
Date Created and/or Issued
1920/1940
2010-05-29T00:15:42
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
“A paper dragon leading the funeral coffin gaily decorated. Carried by coolies through the street.”
From the lantern slide show of Rolland and Lottie Welch, who served under the United Evangelical Mission / Evangelical church in Hunan, China, from 1917 to 1923.
Type
image
Format
lantern slides
Identifier
impa-m66728 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG224-OV1-0000-0084
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m66728
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG224-OV1-0000-0084.jpg
Subject
Customs and traditions
General views
Time Period
1917/1923
Place
Asia
China
Source
YDS/RG224/OV1/0000/0084 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, Connecticut, ca.1880-1950
Rolland and Lottie Welch Papers
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections
impa-m980

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