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Title
Construction of the church, Chogoria, Kenya, April 1929
Date Created and/or Issued
1929
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
For commercial reproduction please contact the National Library of Scotland by referring to http://www.nls.uk/copyright . For access to the originals please e-mail manuscripts@nls.uk
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK
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Description
“April 1929. Chancel window panes being fixed in. The church building. Foundation stone laid Aug. 8 1928, by Mrs Carr. Opened Jan. 17th 1930 by Rev R.G.M. Calderwood and native ministers from Kikuyu and Tumutumu.” Exterior view showing Dr Irvine placing in a window during the construction of the chancel. The new church was designed and built by Dr Irvine, the chancel contained seven gothic windows with blue and grey leaded lights. ❧ Image from the collection of Dr Archibald Clive Irvine (1893-1974) showing the early years of the Chogoria mission, established near Mt Kenya in 1922 and run by Dr Irvine, ministering to the Chuka and Mwimbi peoples.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 10.5 x 8 cm.
Identifier
impa-a-nls-97124913-1.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-80531
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-nls-97124913-1.jpg
Subject
Irvine, Archibald Clive, missionary, Chogoria, 1893-1974
Buildings (structures)
Church architecture
Construction (assembling)
Time Period
1929
Place
Africa
Chogoria
Eastern Province
Kenya
Source
Acc.12016/7 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 97124911 [File]
Relation
Chogoria Early Days, 1922-1930
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland
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