Image / Group portrait of James Sibree and family, ca. 1901

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Title
Group portrait of James Sibree and family, ca. 1901
Creator
E Pearce and Smith
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1901
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
Council for World Missions
University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library
docenquiry@soas.ac.uk
http://www.soas.ac.uk/library/archives/services/
Description
Commercial studio portrait of the Sibree family including (from left to right, Mary Sibree and her husband, Percy Milledge, Dr James Sibree, Dr. Alice Sibree, Mrs Deborah Sibree, Herbert John Hyde Sibree? and Elsie Sibree
James Sibree first went to Madagascar as an architect in 1863, supervising the construction of the Martyr Memorial churches. He left Madagascar in 1867 to return to England to train as a missionary, receiving ordination in 1870. He returned to Madagascar 1870-1877 and 1883-1916, also serving a year in India 1879-1880. Sibree wrote and translated many publications, as well as planning over a hundred missionary buildings. Dr. Alice Sibree (1876 -1928) served as a medical missionary in Hong Kong 1903-1909. Mary Sibree (1874-1926) served 1898-1926. She married the LMS missionary Percy Milledge (1874-1907) in 1901and they served the Imerina mission until Milldege's death from typhoid in 1907. Elsie Sibree (1881-1969) also served in Madagascar 1904-1954.
Type
image
Format
photographs
printing-out paper, 15.3 x 20.8 cm.
Identifier
impa-m312 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-SOA-CWM-13-10-001-019
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m312
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-SOA-CWM-13-10-001-019.jpg
Subject
London Missionary Society
Sibree, James, 1836-1929
Group portraits
Time Period
circa 1901
Place
Africa
Madagascar
Source
SOAS/CWM/LMS/MA/PHOTO/01/001/019 [File]
Relation
Council for World Mission/London 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
impa-m971

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