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11. Missions des Pères Blancs Afrique Centrale; Orchestre Indigène

Creator:
White Fathers Mission  Search this
Bernard, J.  Search this
White Fathers  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[ca. 1933]
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Missions des Pères Blancs - Afrique Centrale - Orchestre Indigène."
Translated title reads, "Missions of the White Fathers-Central Africa. Native Orchestra." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Edit, Imp J. Bernard, St Etienne."
Manuscript message and address on verso, date reads: "3/5/33." Postmarked postage stamps on verso: "St Leger (Luxemb)."
Translated text on verso reads, "Happy to recive your nice letter, and I have been very touched with the memories that you keep of me. I have just returned to the country after 3 1/2 months in Algeria. I returned via Rome whre I spend 11 days. I was there for Easter. I am travelling for fun (...) The time will still pass very quickly. I must pack my minks and in September take the boat. Needless to say without regret. One feels a stranger in Belgium and I hasten to return to Urundi (...) keep well all of you and see you soon." Addressed to Mr et Me Moutarle, Administrateur à Usumbura (Urundi Belge) via Suez."
Local Numbers:
EEPA BD-19-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music -- Africa  Search this
Orchestra  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA BD 2011-001-0352
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1894

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