Barber cutting a man's hair, Kakyelo, Congo, ca. 1920-1940
Congo, Africa 1920-1940
9 x 13.5 cm.
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.
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