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Accra: c. 1910, with Basel Mission Trading Store, in the foreground X the Vatican
Accra: ca. 1910, mit B.M.F., English Church, im Vordergrund X 'Vatikan
Date Created and/or Issued
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
All the images (photographic and non-photographic) made available in this collection are the property of the Basel Mission and are managed by mission 21. mission 21 / Basel Mission claim copyright on the images in their possession and require those publishing any of the images--both individuals and organisations--to pay a user's/copyright fee.
Contact the Archives of mission21 at address mentioned or at
mission21, Missionsstrasse 21, CH-4003 Basel, Switzerland, tel. (+41 61 260 22 42), fax (+4161 260 22 68)
Annotation translation: "Accra: panorama taken from the old wooden lighthouse c. 1910 (information from A. Opferkuche sen.). From the bequest of Th. Jäger in Glarus, received October 1952. 3 sheets."
Annotation: "Accra // Panorama aufgenommen vom alten hölzernen Leuchtturm aus ca. 1910 (Angaben von A. Opferkuch sen.) aus der Hinterlassenschaft Th. Jäger in Glarus, erhalten Okt. 1952. 3 Blätter. (Klebetikette)."
Note translation: I understand the caption to mean that the "Vatican" is marked with an "X". The "X" seems not to be visible on the screen, however, and I find it difficult to understand what is meant. Possibly the residence of the - in 1910 newly established - Anglican Bishop of Accra (now just next door to the English Church)? (PJ 9/98).
b/w positive, paper print, gelatin-silver
panorama, 13.8 x 56.6 cm.
impa-m49990 [Legacy record ID]
Town view
Time Period
QU-30.030.0001 [Reference number]
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Private Collection
QU-30.030: untitled
impa-m15099; impa-m17024

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