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“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.