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Title
Dr Robert Laws and a Class of School Girls, Malawi
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1875/1925
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
Centre for the Study of World Christianity
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The University of Edinburgh School of Divinity, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX, United Kingdom
divinity-CSWC@ed.ac.uk
http://www.cswc.div.ed.ac.uk/collections/
Description
"Dr Laws' sewing class for girls" Photograph of the Scottish missionary Dr Robert Laws sitting amongst a sewing class of 5 school girls. Dr Laws is sitting on a chair in the middle of the group.
This belongs to a series of Church of Scotland Foreign Missions Committee lantern slides relating to Dr Robert Laws (1851-1934) the Scottish Missionary. In 1875, inspired by David Livingstone (1813-1873), Laws travelled to Malawi and was involved in the foundation of the mission station of Livingstonia on the shores of Lake Nyasa. During the succeeding 50 years he also established a network of hundreds of schools. In 1908 Laws was elected moderator of the General Assembly of the United Free Church of Scotland.
Type
image
Format
1 lantern slide : 8 x 8 cm.
lantern slides
Identifier
impa-m68571 [Legacy record ID]
imp-cswc-GB-237-CSWC47-LS5-1-015.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m68571
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/imp-cswc-GB-237-CSWC47-LS5-1-015.jpg
Subject
Laws, Robert, 1851-1934
Women Education
Religious education
Group portraits
Time Period
1875/1925
Place
Africa
Malawi
Source
GB 237 CSWC47/LS5/1/15 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Laws of the Pioneer LS5/1
Photographs from the Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, U.K., ca.1900-ca.1940s

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