Working Men's Educational Union :[Missionary preaching to a circle of Hawaiians] Working Men's Educational Union WM 37 [1850s or early 1860s]

Date
1862 - 1863
By
Working Men's Educational Union
Ref
D-010-014
Description

A hut on the left, in a tropical setting with palm trees and the sea in the distance. A preacher stands in front of a low table, possibly giving communion - he is raising something above his head. Around him is seated a large circle of European and local people, beyond a circle of bowls of burning oil. A group of local people in European dress is seated on a mat within the circle. The scene may be somewhere in Africa, rather than in Hawaii.

Probably used as an illustration for lecture tours. Likely to have been copied from a book illustration of the period

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Printed calico 905 x 1190 mm

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Part of
Working Men's Educational Union :[Missionary wall pictures]. - London ; Working Men's Educational Union, [1850s?]
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Ethnographic illustrations, Printed calico 905 x 1190 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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