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Title
People crossing river by ferry, Ghana, 1926
Creator
Walker, Frank Deaville
Date Created and/or Issued
1926-2003
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
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
docenquiry@soas.ac.uk
http://www.soas.ac.uk/library/archives/services/
Description
"A ferry over the ?Prah" Car and people on small ferry crossing river.
One of a set of mounted prints of West Africa by F.D. Walker, editor of the Methodist Missionary Society's journals, The Foreign Field, 1914-1932, and it's successor The Kingdom Overseas 1933-1945. He published 18 books and numerous pamphlets, including biographies of Thomas Birch Freeman and William Carey. He travelled to the mission fields extensively, visiting West Africa in 1926. 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.
Type
image
Format
gelatin silver prints, 12 x 16.5 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m2173 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-SOA-MMS-06-20-010-032
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m2173
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-SOA-MMS-06-20-010-032.jpg
Subject
Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society
Walker, Frank Deaville, 1878-1945
Group portraits
Time Period
1926
Place
Africa
Ghana
Source
SOAS/MMS/AFW/1195a/010/032 [File]
Relation
(Wesleyan) Methodist Missionary Society
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
impa-m971

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