African town

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Title

African town
town-sketch.jpg

Subject

town in western Africa, ca. 1850

Description

sketch of a town in western Africa (Sierra Leone) reproduced from the notes of American missionary George Thompson, who served at the Mendi Mission

The buildings are constructed of a circle of posts filled with wattle-and-daub walls, and have tall thatched roofs.

Creator

W. H. Burridge

Source

Thompson, George. Thompson in Africa. New York: printed for the author. 1852: 246.

Date

ca. 1850

Type

jpg

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Original Format

sketch

Physical Dimensions

7 cm x 4.5 cm

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Date Added
June 30, 2011
Item Type
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Citation
W. H. Burridge, “African town,” Congregational Library Exhibits, accessed November 21, 2017, http://exhibits.congregationallibrary.org/items/show/99.
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