Girls learning how to sew in the courtyard, Cotonou, Benin, ca. 1900-1930
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Cotonou, Benin, Africa
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive. DAHOMEY - L'Ouvroir de Cotonou. ("The sewing room of Cotonou.") In a courtyard, at least thrity-five girls sit on benches or on the ground and work on sewing projects. Three of the girls are learing how to use a sewing machine. Three missionary sisters supervise and instruct the girls. Postcard issued by the "Congregation des Soeurs de N.-D. des Apotres - Venissieux (Rhone)." The back of the postcard is blank.
9.25 x 14.25 cm.
Yale Divinity Library
Missionary Postcard Collection
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
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