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Title
Scout Officers, Lubwa Mission, Zambia, ca.1905-ca.1940
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1905/1940
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
"The Officers, The Shorter is Julius". Photograph of a two Scout Officers at the Lubwa Mission in Zambia. The officers are dressed in uniform and are standing outside a pitched canvas tent.
This belongs to a series of Church of Scotland Foreign Missions Committee lantern slides relating to Lubwa mission. Lubwa mission at Chinsali in north-eastern Zambia began as an outpost of the Free Church of Scotland mission in Malawi. The first missionary expeditions to the Chinsali area were carried out by student teachers from the Overtoun Institute at Khondowe. The Bemba are the largest ethnic group in northern Zambia and the first Free Church of Scotland establishment among the Bemba was a school at Lubwa, opened in 1905 by the Malawian teacher David Kaunda and his wife.
Type
image
Format
1 lantern slide : 8 x 8 cm.
lantern slides
Identifier
impa-m68720 [Legacy record ID]
imp-cswc-GB-237-CSWC47-LS6-056.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m68720
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/imp-cswc-GB-237-CSWC47-LS6-056.jpg
Subject
Scouting (Youth activity)
Group portraits
Time Period
1905/1940
Place
Africa
Zambia
Source
GB 237 CSWC47/LS6/56 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Lubwa LS6
Photographs from the Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, U.K., ca.1900-ca.1940s

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