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[Bakersfield Buddhist Church on the occasion of the visitation of His Reverence Ohtani Sonyu, Bakersfield, California, November 19, 1925]

Dorman Bros. Foto

[Bakersfield Buddhist Church on the occasion of the visitation of His Reverence Ohtani Sonyu, Bakersfield, California, November 19, 1925]
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panoramic photograph
H: 8 in, W: 29.5 in

Bakersfield, Calif., November 19, 1925

(99.201.37)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Panoramic group portrait of the Bakersfield Buddhist Church congregation on the occasion of the visitation of His Reverence Sonyu Ohtani, Bakersfield, California, November 19, 1925. Three rows of men, women and children pose in front of church and barren tree. Four men in kimono and Buddhist vestments are seated in the center, front row, flanked by women and children; Ohtani is second man on right; a boy sits at far right holding a cap in his lap. Some women hold infants in their laps. Four women stand in center of second row amongst men in suits. Third row is composed of men in suits. Small building with small fenced yard and drapery hanging around entry in background. Automobiles parked behind group on right. Street extends into distance on right edge.

Inscription
Printed in white on image, BL edge: Dorman Bros. / Foto. 11-18-1925. Written in blue ink on back, L edge (In Japanese): Senkyuhyakunijugonen Juichigatsu Jugonichi /

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