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Title
Reverends at Church Service, Kikuyu, Kenya, August 1926
Date Created and/or Issued
1926-08-15
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
The National Library of Scotland license the use of this content under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 UK: Scotland License.
manuscripts@nls.uk
Description
Sunday 15th August 1926 [listed left to right] Rev Dr Arthur, Rev Mr Stevenson, Mr Barlow". External view of Reverend Stevenson providing church service outside. Mr Barlow (pictured) was the nephew of the late Dr David Clement Ruffelle Scott, head of the Church of Scotland mission at Blantyre in Nyasaland. The Kikuyu Mission had been founded on a temporary site by the Imperial British East Africa Company in 1891, before moving to Kikuyu territory in 1898, under the Rev. Thomas Watson. Located on the ‘lower shamba’, the site stands 12 miles from Nairobi, at a distance of approximately 342 miles away from the coast. The Church of Scotland assumed control of the Mission in 1901. ❧ "A Series of Photos illustrating Life and Work at Kikuyu. August 1926. Rev W.B. Stevenson.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 8.2 x 10.7 cm.
Identifier
impa-a-nls-75654192-1.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-79591
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-nls-75654192-1.jpg
Subject
Arthur, John William, Medical Missionary, Kikuyu, Kenya, 1881-1952
Barlow, Arthur Ruffelle, Missionary, Kikuyu, Kenya, 1888-1965
Stevenson, W.B. (Rev.), minister, Chogoria fl.1926
Communion
Religious services
Congregational
Sermons
Time Period
1926-08-15
Place
Africa
Central Province
Kenya
Kikuyu
Source
Acc.7548/F/22 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 75654190 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland
Photographs of Kikuyu mission, Kenya by Rev. W B Stevenson, 1926
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