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Title
Panorama of the mission, Chogoria, Kenya, ca.1927
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1927
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
“A panorama showing left to right, bungalow, house being erected, African ministers house, church, school, hospital store, hospital, and leper ward. The workshops & brick sheds are in trees behind bungalow. Other houses are mostly native staff dwellings. Photo by professional photographer.” Panoramic view showing the extent of the Chogoria mission. The professional photographer was Mr Martin Johnson (1884-1937) who, with his wife Osa, spent several years in Kenya filming footage for the documentary Simba: King of the Beasts (1928) and stayed with Dr Irvine. ❧ Image from the collection of Dr Archibald Clive Irvine (1893-1974) showing the early years of the Chogoria mission, established near Mt Kenya in 1922 and run by Dr Irvine, ministering to the Chuka and Mwimbi peoples.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 55.7 x 11.4 cm.
Identifier
impa-a-nls-97124811-1.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-80589
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-nls-97124811-1.jpg
Subject
Missions
Settlements
Landscapes (environments)
Panoramas
Time Period
circa 1927
Place
Africa
Chogoria
Eastern Province
Kenya
Source
Acc.12016/7 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 97124809 [File]
Relation
Chogoria Early Days, 1922-1930
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland
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