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School-Mates: Pictures of School-Time and Play-Time in the Mission Field

Date: 1906
Dimensions:
Overall: 215 x 175 x 17 mm, 0.46 kg
Medium: Hard board cover, cloth, paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Book
Object No: 00044257

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    Description
    School-Mates was published by the London Missionary Society and features an illustration of an indigenous woman with her arms folded. Gaunt's book focused on the importance of school games and sports in missionary schools to help foster Christianity. Images contained within the book include reproductions of photographs, engravings and illustrations, covering various places and peoples from China, Madagascar, South Africa, India, Africa and New Guinea.
    SignificanceThis book represents the London Missionary Society and their methods of spreading Christianity to school children.

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