Man weaving on a loom, Benin, ca. 1954

Published/Created:
Kouande, Dahomey, Africa
1954
Notes:
MISSIONS AFRICAINES "Kouande (Nord-Dahomey), Tisserand au travail". A seated man labors at a loom strung between forked sticks.
The back of the postcard has a handwritten address. Printed on it is "Notre but est d'etendre le Royaume du Christ jusque dans les regions les plus reculees de l'AFRIQUE. Champ d'Apostolat de 30,000,000 d'Ames! Repondre a leur appel c'est cooperer aux efforts de 1,200 Missionnaires... 55 Pretres indigenes... Qu'en partageant leurs merites, Dieu vous donne part a leur recompense." The back of the postcard is stamped and postmarked.
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
Topics:
Indigenous populations
Accession Number:
IMP-YDS-RG101-011-0000-0112
Box:
11
Genre:
photographs (AAT)
portraits (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
Yale Collection:
Divinity Library
Digital Collection:
Divinity Library Photographs
Number of Scans:
E:\ladybird\project18\import\LB-DM-9
OID:
11444440
PID:
digcoll:996432