Children with shell necklaces, Cameroon, ca. 1920-1940
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Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive. Petits enfants paiens avec leurs colliers de coquillages ("Little children with their collars of shells"). Twenty children pose (half standing, half sitting) with necklaces made of shells. In the background women look on. Postcard issued by Mission des Pretres du Sacre-Coeur de St-Quentin. The back of the postcard is blank with printed information about the mission agency: "Procure de la Mission du Cameroun: 214, Rue Lafayette, Paris (Xe)" and a printed address of the publisher: "Edit. M. Brochard. 81, quai Fosse - Nantes" The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart were a Catholic religious order.
8.75 x 13.75 cm.
Yale Divinity Library
Missionary Postcard Collection
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
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