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Title
Portrait of Father Harry and his family, Malawi, ca.1925
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1925
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
"Che Harry & Wife". Portrait of a husband, wife and daughter. The man is wearing European clothes and the woman and child are wearing a mix of European and African clothes. They are standing in grassland, with mountains in the distance. Harry was from the Yao tribe and had been displaced by the Angoni raids. He returned to Angoniland, West of Lake Malawi, in 1898 to run the Pantumbi mission. He ran this mission independently and was eventually ordained. He was in charge of four native churches, with eight hundred members. He was known as “Father Harry”. ❧ From a Photograph Album of the Blantyre Mission, Nyasaland [Malawi] and the Mihecani Mission, Portuguese East Africa [Mozambique].
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 10.8 x 15.2 cm.
Identifier
impa-a-nls-75658253-1.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-79847
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-nls-75658253-1.jpg
Subject
Families
Fathers
Group portraits
Preachers
Time Period
circa 1925
Place
Africa
Malawi
Southern
Source
Acc.7548/F/27 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 75658251 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland
Photographs from mission fields, Nyasaland
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