Set received from [Richard] Harman

Scope and Content

Groups include: Christmas morning congregation and teacher and school children, 1915; Revs [Henry] Whyte, [John] Todman, with all catechists, school superiors, and Rev. Lushila of the "whole Gooty district", Alvakonda; Isaiah Cole and family at Kamalapuram; congregation in front of "typical Christian school house". Other people include: Rev. [Lewis] Thomas; [Hannah] Thomas [nee Hannah Matthews]; ?"Vago Reddi"; ?"Bellum Hannamma"; "Teacher" Williams and his wife; snake charmer; "a man as tiger"; beggars (including a man "telling Whyte's hand" and a "musical beggar"); dhobi at work; village blacksmith. Other events featured include: Dussara Festival; auction at Harvest Festival; "Brigadier Lingaite Swami" entering Bangalore with elephants, camels, and bodyguards. Other activities featured include: travel by "Bullock Bandy"; "starting out on a tour"; congregation discussing matters with Whyte and Todman; sheep being cut up at Polur; threshing and bringing in the harvest of cholum; weaving. Other buildings or places featured include: Kamalapuram school house and bungalow; Maddur; pass from Tadpatri to Kankadiripalle; Nervad camp; "Andle-Gundla" village; arch, temple, "supposed dungeons where Tippoo [Sultan] put British prisoners", old entrance and bungalow of Tippoo's Summer Palace, mosque, mausoleum of Tippoo, Hyder Ali and his wife, Seringapatam; huts of Toda hill tribes; "Traveller's bungalow, Honeymoon home"; museum, St Mark's Church, YMCA, and Queen's statue, Cubbon Park, Bangalore; "temple in a small town"; swaying bridge, Mysore. Also includes: later note from "C.S.C." to [Irene] Fletcher [LMS Archivist] on the prints; 4 prints of men and children playing cricket at Daru [Papua New Guinea]; cobra killed in school compound; wayside shrine of sacred cobra; "old sacred cart for carrying gods in procession"; "Typical Bronze Goddess at Temple Vellore". Prints taken by other individuals including: [Edward] Baxter Riley.

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Duplicates of many prints

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

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