A boy buying a bible at the book shop
Walker, R. H., fl 1900-1901
Royal Commonwealth Society Library. Cambridge University Library. University of Cambridge.
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Unknown author (2004). A boy buying a bible at the book shop [digital image]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/1354
107 x 74 mm. The photograph is annotated: 'He has 3,000 cowrie shells on his arm and the book seller is giving him the bible in exchange for them (cost at the time 10/-). The boy standing up on the right has brought a bundle of shells to buy books with for his master. The boys in the foreground are playing a game called 'Mweso''. The photograph is numbered 'U22' in bottom left corner. Album annotated: 'Photographs taken in Uganda in early part of 1900, or before this - by Mr. Hattersley C.M.S.'.
start=1900; end=1900; scheme=DCTERMS.W3CDTF
Host Item: RCS Photograph Collection, Y3045T.
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