Methodist Church at Matafele, Apia, Samoa, [ca 1910]
Reference Number: PA1-q-223-11-1
Methodist Church at Matafele, Apia, Samoa, circa 1910. A group stands around the doorway and two children are to the left. Photograph taken by Thomas Andrew.
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Vertical imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: "The origins of Methodism in Samoa date back to 1828, when Tongan preachers arrived, preceding English missionary John Williams by two years. Even today, the Methodist Church is called `Lotu Tonga' - the religion that came from Tonga.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service996. Matafele. Churches(PFP-004501)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Matafele Church. Samoa. 162. T A
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