A Souvenir of "Africa & the East". C. M. S. Exhibition, Agricultural Hall, May 17 to June 15, 1922.
A Souvenir of "Africa & the East". C. M. S. Exhibition, Agricultural Hall, May 17 to June 15, 1922.

A Souvenir of "Africa & the East". C. M. S. Exhibition, Agricultural Hall, May 17 to June 15, 1922.

Church Missionary Society, 1922. Souvenir booklet for the highly popular London missionary exhibition held at the Royal Agricultural Hall in Islington in 1922. These shows were heavily attended; Africa and The East required 500 ticket secretaries to process the demand and in this 1922 exhibition, 250,000 visitors attended. These large London events ran for an entire month.

With 8 b&w printed photographic illustrations. Images are captioned, and include: General View of C.M.S. "Africa & the East" Exhibition; In the African Village; The Indian Street; Indian Outcaste (sic) Village; In the Mission Hospital; Foochow Blind Boys Band; In the Chinese Street; and A Jinricksha Ride in the Japanese Village. Gray printed wrappers, with b&w illustration at front wrapper, and advertisement for Church Missionary Society at rear wrapper, boasting "44,280 baptisms in 1921. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2" Very good condition. Item #20321

Price: $50.00

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