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Title
Christian enquirers and Indian missionary outside a village near Sangamner, Maharashtra, India, s.d
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
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
docenquiry@soas.ac.uk
http://www.soas.ac.uk/library/archives/services/
Description
"Villagers pleading with Mr Rahator for a teacher." Samuel Rahator was the son of Marathi Rajputs who had converted to Christianity. He became an ordained minister of the Methodist Church in India in 1892. His Marathi Mission eventually had 8 catechists, 6 colporteurs, 15 school teachers and 2 Bible women operating in towns and villages in Maharashtra. He died in 1936. He is seen here with a group of villagers wanting to have a school in their village.
From a set of lantern slides entitled "Our Indian Fellow Workers" compiled by Frank Deaville Walker (1878-1945), editor of the Methodist Missionary Society magazines Foreign Field and its successor, Kingdom Overseas. Many of the photographs Walker used were his own, taken on visits to the MMS mission fields between 1920 and 1937.
Type
image
Format
Lantern slides, 8 x 8 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m9351 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-SOA-MMS-09-20-03-18
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m9351
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-SOA-MMS-09-20-03-18.jpg
Subject
Methodist Missionary Society
Rural communities
Group portraits
Place
India
Maharashtra
Source
SOAS/MMS/IN/LS/03/18 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Methodist Missionary Society
Photographs of the Archives and Manuscripts Division, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, ca.1860-1950
School of Oriental and African Studies
impa-m971

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