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Title
Giant water lilies, Guyana, ca. 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
2006
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
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes
University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library
docenquiry@soas.ac.uk
http://www.soas.ac.uk/library/archives/services/
Description
"The giant water lilies." This water lily known as "Victoria Regina" is grown in Guyana. It has leaves of four feet in diameter.
One of a set of lantern slides entitled "The Land of the Water Lily (British Guiana)" compiled by F. Deaville Walker (1878-1945), editor of the Methodist Missionary Society magazines Foreign Field and its successor, Kingdom Overseas. Many of the photographs Walker used were his own, taken on visits to the MMS mission fields between 1920 and 1937. Guiana [Guyana] became a British possession in 1802. Methodist missionary activity in what was then known as Demerara dates from the early Nineteenth century.
Type
image
Format
Lantern slides, 8 x 8 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m12211 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-SOA-MMS-03-20-33-02
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m12211
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-SOA-MMS-03-20-33-02.jpg
Subject
Flowers
Methodist Missionary Society
Place
Guyana
South America
Source
SOAS/MMS/WI/LS/33/02 [File]
Relation
(Wesleyan) Methodist 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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