Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(AFRICA.) Group of photographs of a Methodist Episcopal mission in rural Liberia. 4 silver print photographs, each about 5 x 7, on original plain mounts with inked captions on verso; minor wear. Jack's Town, Sinoe River, Liberia, 1904-07

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"Uncle James' Church," a tiny building made of corrugated iron sheets "Aunt Frieda's School, a large building made of the same material with a wrap-around porch "A newly married native couple, Jack Town Mission, Sinoe Co., Liberia, West Africa. 1904" and "Uncle James Robertson's grave, Jack Town, Sinoe River, West Africa." The tombstone identifies James Bowie Robertson (1850-1907) as a Scotsman; a group of small children stand at the grave site with the minister's widow.