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Provana, Joseph, c 1658-1720 (Jesuit missionary)



  • Existence: c 1658 - 1720

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Inscriptions from Joseph Provana's tomb, circa 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 9/15
Scope and Contents

'Tombeau du Pére Provana à Canton': transcriptions of three inscriptions, one in Latin and two in Chinese, on and before the tomb of Joseph Provana, with translations into French of the Chinese; undated, 2 bifolios. There is also a third folio, watermarked 1860, containing further copies of the Chinese inscriptions.

Dates: circa 1860
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