Barber cutting a man's hair, Kakyelo, Congo, ca. 1920-1940

Published/Created:
Congo, Africa
1920-1940
Physical Description:
9 x 13.5 cm.
Notes:
A group of men dressed in traditional clothing are sitting outside on the ground, as one man cuts another man's hair.
The back of the postcard is blank and contains information about the mission agency: "Oeuvres de Don Bosco. Préf. Apost. Luapula Supérieur (Congo belge). Procure: Compte chèques 2719.01 - Werk van Don Bosco. Apost. Pref. van Boven-Luapula (Belg. Kongo)" The back of the postcard also includes the caption: "16. Les coiffeurs en plein air. Mission de Kakyelo (Songwe). 16. Haarkappers in open lucht. Missiepost van Kakyela (Songwe)." ("Hairdressers in the open air. Mission Kakyelo (Songwe).")
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
Topics:
Indigenous populations
Accession Number:
IMP-YDS-RG101-021-0000-0109
Box:
21
Genre:
group portraits (AAT)
photographic postcards (AAT)
photographs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
Source Title:
Missionary Postcard Collection
Source Created:
1880-1950
Call Number:
RG 101
Yale Collection:
Divinity Library
Digital Collection:
Divinity Library Photographs
OID:
11455171
PID:
digcoll:1015825