Collection PHOTO 14 - The Methodist Mission in New Britain and the Duke of York Islands, New Guinea

Family photograph. Passport photograph of Rhoda Ransom Rhoda Ransom in old age. Neu-Lauenburg-Grup. Beste Gr (Back of PMBPhoto 14_04a) 'What God Hath Wrought. Group of Native Preachers, Fiji.' (Back of PMBPhoto14_05a) Hospital Work by Fijian Christians (Back of PMBPhoto14_06a) Methodist Missionary Society of Australasia - New Britain Mission. District Synod, Ulu
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AU PMB PHOTO 14

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The Methodist Mission in New Britain and the Duke of York Islands, New Guinea

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  • Jul 1912-Mar 1913 (Creation)

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36 post cards and photographs scanned to digital format.

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This collection of 36 postcards and photographs was amassed by Sr. Rhoda Ransom. Sr Rhoda Ransom was born in Maryborough Victoria, 29 Dec 1887 and worked as a nursing sister with the Methodist Mission in New Guinea from July 1912 until March 1913 when she returned to Australia suffering from malaria and rheumatic problems in her legs.
The majority of the collection is post card prints from the New Guinea Methodist mission series, some with notes and letters on the reverse side. Some of the post card print labels are in German. There is a family photograph (possibly taken around the time of WWI?), a passport photograph of Rhoda Ransom in 1949 and a photographic print of Rhoda Ransom in old age.

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Family: Mrs Helen Fuller
Address: Sandringham, Victoria
Country: Australia

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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General note: Copied at the home of Mr Donald Horsey, Shepparton, Victoria (June 2007).

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