Portrait of indigenous minister, ca. 1876-1879
Tamil merchants, Sri Lanka, s.d.
Idols in  Hindu temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India, s.d.
Missionary bullock-cart, Sri Lanka, s.d.
Schoolgirls bathing, Segbwema, Sierra Leone, ca. 1927-28.
Statues of Buddha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, s.d.
Corridor in  Hindu temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India, s.d.
Tamil women wearing jewellery, Sri Lanka, s.d.
Schoolgirls at play, Segbwema, Sierra Leone, ca. 1927-28.
Methodist High School, Bangalore,  India, 1924.
A city street, south India, 1924
Royal stools at  Abomey, Benin, ca. 1925-26.
Missionary bungalow,south India, 1924.
Indian holy man, Sri Lanka s.d.
Priest and shrine, Port-Novo, Benin, ca. 1925-26.
Buying bangles, Andhra Pradesh, India, s.d.
Muslim traders, Sierra Leone, ca. 1927-28.
Snake temple, Benin, ca. 1925-26.
Village chapel and congregation near Port-Novo, Benin, ca. 1925-26.
Toddy seller, Andhra Pradesh, India, s.d.
Ruins of royal apartments at the palace in Abomey, Benin, ca. 1925-26.
Village Church and congregation, Benin, ca. 1925-26.
Village children,  Andhra Pradesh, India, s.d.
Hindu temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India, s.d.
Prime Minister's family tomb, Madagascar, ca.1865-1885
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The selection from the 25,000 prints held in the missionary society collections at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) (https://www.soas.ac.uk/library/subjects/archives/) is a representative sample of images from Africa, China, the Caribbean, Madagascar, South India, and Papua-New Guinea. The photographs come from the collections of the Council for World Mission (formerly the London Missionary Society), the Methodist Missionary Society, and the China Inland Mission (now the Overseas Missionary Fellowship). Some of the photographs were taken by missionary workers in the field, such as the lay mission worker, John Parrett (1841-1918) who served as a printer for the London Missionary Society in Madagascar from 1862 to 1885 and Rev. Harry Moore Dauncey (1863-1932) who served with the L.M.S. in Papua New Guinea, mainly in the Delena district, for forty years from 1888 to 1928. There are also images collected by missionaries whilst overseas, such as the collection of fine albumen prints of China in the early 1860s taken by an unknown Russian photographer. 
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