William Thompson (head and shoulders)

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph, 35cm x 42.5cm.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Thompson (1811-1889) served with the London Missionary Society as a missionary in India, 1836-1850. He was appointed Agent for the South Africa Missions for the Society in 1850, and later General Treasurer for those Missions.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Surface of the photograph is quite dirty and damaged.

Archivist's Note


Custodial History

Image held as part of the LMS Museum (inventory item 175) before being transferred to SOAS Library in January 2008.