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Title:  Hankow. Moslem meat shop sign.
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Pickens Jr., Rev. Claude L. (1900-1985, American), photographer
Date:  ca. 1934-1935
Dimensions:  6.5 x 7 cm.
Topics:  shop signs; halal food; meat; butcher shops
Materials/Techniques:  paper
gelatin silver process
Note:  General: Excerpt from unpublished photo essay, plate 59: "A Moslem restaurant sign with the teapot and Arabic in the center. At the top are two Chinese characters 'ch'ing' and 'chen,' clean and true. Just these two characters on many signs make a shop one where Moslems may eat. These correspond to the "kosher" characters on a Jewish eating house."
Location:  site: Meat shop, Hankou, Hubei Sheng, China
Related Work:  part of Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. collection on Muslims in China
Related Information:  From the photograph album Islam in China, p. [9]
Finding aid for Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. collection on Muslims in China
Repository:  Harvard-Yenching Library
Record Identifier: olvwork173487

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