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Mi Lou, A Karen Girl, Bassein.

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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- Regional -- Burmese

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1905
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-Reg-Bur
Topics
Costumes -- Burmese
Burmese -- Clothing & dress
Karen (Southeast Asian people) -- Clothing & dress
Teachers -- Burma -- Bassein
Women -- Clothing & dress -- Burma -- Bassein
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "Copyright 1905, by The American Baptist Missionary Union, Boston." "Burma Series -- Orient Pictures." "No. 239." "This beautiful girl is a striking illustration of what Christianity can do for the Karen women. Mi Lou reads and speaks well five languages, including English, and is now a teacher in the Pwo Karen school at Bassein, where she was formerly a pupil. For several years she did good work among the Shans at Hsipaw."

Source note: Prints and photo-mechanical reproductions : duplicates of copyright deposits, received by exchange 1957, 1958, 1959. [s.n.]) Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division, Donor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20 x 13 cm. (7 3/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1638257
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17567203
Barcode : 33333159272414
UUID: c1c93960-c54b-012f-382a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1905: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mi Lou, A Karen Girl, Bassein." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1905. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1342-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mi Lou, A Karen Girl, Bassein." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1342-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1905). Mi Lou, A Karen Girl, Bassein. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1342-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mi Lou, A Karen Girl, Bassein.