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Group portrait of King and retinue, Sierra Leone, ca. 1914
Toye, Percival Sheffield
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1914
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Archives, Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, The Library, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, United Kingdom
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes
University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library
"The King Bomboh Lahai and his retinue in the mission compound at Fouricariah." Group portrait of men in front of hut. . Rev. Toye served in Sierra Leone from 1911 to 1920, when he continued his work in India.
Methodist Missionary work in West Africa had begun in 1811 with Coke's mission to Sierra Leone. A second station was opened on the River Gambia in 1821, and on the Gold Coast in 1834.
printing-out paper, 9 x 11.7 cm.
impa-m2307 [Legacy record ID]
Indigenous populations
Heads of state
Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society
Toye, Percival Sheffield, 1885-1968
Group portraits
Time Period
circa 1914
Sierra Leone
SOAS/MMS/AFW1195a/006/001 [File]
(Wesleyan) Methodist Missionary Society
Foreign Field, December 1914
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Archives and Manuscripts Division, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, ca.1860-1950
School of Oriental and African Studies

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