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Group of missionaries and their wives on road, Sierra Leone, ca. 1905
Maude, William H
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1905
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
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
"Near Freetown Sierra Leone. by Rev W H Maude return to W T Balmer". Three man and two women standing on roadside. Rev Maude served in Sierra Leone from 1867 to 1910, and in the Gold Coast district from 1915 to 1920.
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. Rev. Balmer served in the Sierra Leone and Gambia district from 1901 to 1909 whn he transferred to the Gold Coast briefly until 1911. He resumed his work in Sierra Leone from 1914 to 1921.
printing-out paper, 8.8 x 6.3 cm.
impa-m2125 [Legacy record ID]
Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society
Maude, William H, 1846-1931
Group portraits
Time Period
circa 1905
Sierra Leone
SOAS/MMS/AFW/1195a/002/003 [File]
(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

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