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Title
Construction of the Overtoun workshops, Livingstonia, Malawi, ca.1903
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1903
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
For commercial reproduction please contact the National Library of Scotland by referring to http://www.nls.uk/copyright . For access to the originals please e-mail manuscripts@nls.uk
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK
The National Library of Scotland license the use of this content under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 UK: Scotland License.
manuscripts@nls.uk
Description
“Building the Institution workshops.” Exterior view showing terraced brick buildings under construction by indigenous workers. ❧ Livingstonia mission station was established in 1891 by Dr Robert Laws (1851-1934) when he travelled north from Bandawe to set up a Training Institution and Industrial Mission. It was situated four miles from Lake Nyasa at Khondowe. As well as the school, hospital and accommodation, there were workshops for carpentry, printing and engineering, and mills, brickworks and a pottery. The Overtoun Institution was named after John Campbell White, Baron of Overtoun (1843-1908) who was a Convener of the Livingstonia Mission and a major financial contributor. ❧ Album containing photographs recording a voyage up the Shire River and scenes from the Livingstonia mission.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 14.5 x 10.4 cm.
Identifier
impa-a-nls-75659633-1.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-80316
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-nls-75659633-1.jpg
Subject
Buildings (structures)
Construction (assembling)
Workers
Workshops (work spaces)
Time Period
circa 1903
Place
Africa
Livingstonia
Malawi
Northern region
Source
Acc.7548/F/31 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 75659631 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from Livingstonia and Lake Nyasa (Malawi), Africa, ca.1895-1905
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland
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