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Black and white photograph of two nurses at the general hospital at Ituk Mbam, east Nigeria, run by the Methodist Missionary Society, one of four general hospitals that they administered in the region. Nurse Alim, a female nurse, wears a white dress and head-scarf, and a male nurse, Nurse Nuyw, wears a white shirt and apron. A man stands next to him in a dark robe. Twin babies lie in a cot at the centre of the picture. Twin babies were traditionally considered an ill-omen in Nigerian folk belief, and were often abandoned to die. The caption to this image reads: "Nurse Alim & Nurse Nuyw with the Father, and twin babies born at Ituk Mbam, 1933." This photograph was pasted into one of a series of exercise book albums created by Emily Godfrey, Matron of the Ama Achara Methodist Hospital, also run by the Methodist Missionary Society.