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Photograph copies of sketches by the South African artist C. Bell of African congregations

 Fonds — Box: CSWC Small Collections Box 1
Identifier: CSWC 60

Scope and Contents

The South African artist C. Bell did sketches of a number of congregations of various denominations in 'remoter' parts of the country. This set contains:
1. James Archbell, of the Wesleyan Mission to the Baralong, in his pulpit at Thama Nchu in 1834 (Archbell produced the first Sechuana grammar).
2. William Edwards, of the London Missionary Society at Lishuane in 1834
3. "Mr. Kolbe" - a moravian missionary?- at Philippolis in 1834.
4. Jean-Pierre Pellissier, of the Paris Mission to the Basotho at Verhuil, c. 1834
5. Service at Ebenzer, Elephants River, in 1840.


  • Creation: 1834-1840



5 photographs

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Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Elise Ramsay, Assistant Archivist, June 2023

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