Ancestral worship, ca. 1920-1940

Published/Created:
China, Asia
Notes:
The worship of ancestors costs the Empire of China 30,000 000 pounds annually. The total number of Christian adherents in China in connexion[sic] with the C.M.S. is places at nearly 27,000. The image depicts two Chinese men and a boy in an altar room praying and doing rites for ancestor worship. The postcard is written on back and front.
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
Topics:
Religious practice
Accession Number:
IMP-YDS-RG101-026-0000-0005
Box:
26
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:
Open Access
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
Number of Scans:
E:\ladybird\project18\import\LB-DM-14
OID:
11476806
PID:
digcoll:1016340