Photographs by Rev R Elliot Kendall

Scope and Content

Groups include: choir entering Kunming church [Yunnan]; Miao girls in costume; Kop'u [Go-p'u] woman with grandsons; Miao women with parasols; Miao school children. People include: elderly Kop'u [Go-p'u] woman; woman walking through street with washing hanging out to dry; boy selling newspapers; two young Christian boys; Chinese "coolie" [indentured labour] 'Weining'.

Events include: wedding procession, Kunming [Yunnan].

Activities include: Miao preacher and missionary's wife [Ruth Kendall] vaccinating children against smallpox; working in paddy field; building motor road to Chaotung; school sports. Places or buildings include: memorial archway, Kunming [Yunnan].

Also includes: mountainside grave [of Sam Pollard].

Prints taken by/received from: Rev R Elliot Kendall - many of which are reproduced in his books "Eyes of the Earth" and "Beyond the Clouds".

Access Information

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Archivist's Note

Catalogued

Conditions Governing Use

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Copyright held by Methodist Missionary Society/Kendall copyright.