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Number: 3541
Continent: Africa
Region: Central
Place Names: Congo
Year of Origin: 1900 (estimated)
Title: Carte Generale des Missions de Scheut au Congo, [Vicariats de Leopoldville, Haut-Kasai et Nouvelle-Anvers]
Language: French
Publish Origin: Leopoldville
Height: 52.0
Width: 62.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Outline Color
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Engraver: Manuscript
Publisher: Mission Scheut
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Notes: [PENDING ZISSKA/LACHER] Vicariats de Leopoldville, Haut-Kasai et Nouvelle-Anvers; unsigned pen manuscript drawing on paper; The missionaries of Scheut began around 1885 to proselytize the Congo at the request of the Belgian King Leopold II. Thus, at the time of the formation of the card, the Vicariate included 219 missionaries, who cared for the salvation of "200,000 chr?iens noirs".
Last updated: May 7, 2019