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"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.
1 lantern slide : 8 x 8 cm. lantern slides
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Laws, Robert, 1851-1934 Women Education Religious education Group portraits