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Missionaries Collection

"Unyielding Devotion: The Journey of Missionaries" In the realm of missionary work, countless individuals have left an indelible mark on history

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Reverend F B Mellor (b / w photo)

Reverend F B Mellor (b / w photo)
816690 Reverend F B Mellor (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Reverend F B Mellor in the dress of an Eastern scribe)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell (1902 - 1945), Scottish athlete, rugby union international and missionary, Olympic gold medal winner in the 400m at the 1924 Paris Olympic Games

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Victorian mother and three children (Polhill-Turner family)

Victorian mother and three children (Polhill-Turner family)
A Victorian mother and three children. They are Mrs Polhill-Turner (nee Emily Frances Barron, d 1913)), wife of Frederick Charles Polhill-Turner (1826-1881), with Alice (Alice Kate Frances)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Missionary Society Seal

Missionary Society Seal
Seal of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts ; the banner above the ship is a plea for a safe passage

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Rev. R. H. Walker, and Mika Sematimba

Rev. R. H. Walker, and Mika Sematimba
The Rev. R.H. Walker, missionary at Uganda, and Mika Sematimba. Rev. Walker is interviewed, stating his desire that Uganda is retained by the English. Date: 1892

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Ranchi Church (engraving)

Ranchi Church (engraving)
2813403 Ranchi Church (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ranchi Church. Illustration for Conquests of the Cross)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Baptism, Congo

Baptism, Congo
Baptist missionaries conduct a baptism ceremony at San Salvador, Lower Congo

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Akbar the Great receives a deputation of Jesuits

Akbar the Great receives a deputation of Jesuits
Akbar the Great (1542-1605), third Mughal Emperor of India, receives a deputation of Jesuits

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Basque Roman Catholic missionary

Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Basque Roman Catholic missionary into Asia. Jesuit. Staute. Pamplena Cathedral. Navarre. Spain

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Paraguay and its Missions, engraved by Frederic Sorrieu (1807-71) (litho)

Paraguay and its Missions, engraved by Frederic Sorrieu (1807-71) (litho)
XIR207032 Paraguay and its Missions, engraved by Frederic Sorrieu (1807-71) (litho) by Demersay, A. (19th century) (after); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Shoes of the Missionaries of Charity, a congregation founded by Mother Teresa

Shoes of the Missionaries of Charity, a congregation founded by Mother Teresa, and Sanpietrini pavingstones, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Catholic Missionaries

Catholic Missionaries
Catholic missionaries set out on their mission

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Entertainment given by Mr. Gurney Barclay, at Leytonstone...London City Mission, 1865

Entertainment given by Mr. Gurney Barclay, at Leytonstone...London City Mission, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Entertainment given by Mr. Gurney Barclay, at Leytonstone, to the agents of the London City Mission, 1865. Engraving from a photograph. Mr. Gurney Barclay (of the firm of Messrs)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Fridolin of Sackingen preaching Christianity to the Alemanni, early 6th Century (engraving)

Fridolin of Sackingen preaching Christianity to the Alemanni, early 6th Century (engraving)
8626236 Fridolin of Sackingen preaching Christianity to the Alemanni, early 6th Century (engraving) by German School, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Columbanus preaching to the Alemanni, 7th Century (engraving)

Columbanus preaching to the Alemanni, 7th Century (engraving)
8626646 Columbanus preaching to the Alemanni, 7th Century (engraving) by Hoffmann, Anton (1863-1938); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Irish missionary Columbanus preaching to the Alemanni)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: The missionary father Vicente de Valverde addressed King Inca Atahualpa in 1532

The missionary father Vicente de Valverde addressed King Inca Atahualpa in 1532, 19th century (lithograph)
NWI4846312 The missionary father Vicente de Valverde addressed King Inca Atahualpa in 1532, 19th century (lithograph); (add.info)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Couplets in indigenous Copan language of Indians in Guatemala. 1540's (manuscript)

Couplets in indigenous Copan language of Indians in Guatemala. 1540's (manuscript)
3521796 Couplets in indigenous Copan language of Indians in Guatemala. 1540's (manuscript); (add.info.: Couplets in indigenous Copan language of Indians in Guatemala. 1540's)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Vincent de Valverde, and the Inca emperor Atahualpa, 1880 (engraving)

Vincent de Valverde, and the Inca emperor Atahualpa, 1880 (engraving)
7241695 Vincent de Valverde, and the Inca emperor Atahualpa, 1880 (engraving); Private Collection; (add.info.: Spanish Dominican and missionary Vincent de Valverde (1498-1541)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary

History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico
NWI4940705 History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico; (add.info.: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary

History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico
NWI4940676 History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico; (add.info.: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Father Juan de Padilla found the cross deposited by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

Father Juan de Padilla found the cross deposited by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, 19th century (engraving)
NWI4849751 Father Juan de Padilla found the cross deposited by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, 19th century (engraving); (add.info)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Dr Laws of Livingstonia (b/w photo)

Dr Laws of Livingstonia (b/w photo)
8634677 Dr Laws of Livingstonia (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Dr Laws of Livingstonia. Illustration for The World's Work, 1908)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Vincent de Valverde, and the Inca emperor Atahualpa, 1880 (engraving)

Vincent de Valverde, and the Inca emperor Atahualpa, 1880 (engraving)
5313674 Vincent de Valverde, and the Inca emperor Atahualpa, 1880 (engraving); (add.info.: The Dominican friar Vincenzo Di Valverde shows a book of scriptures to the indigenous Cape Atahcalpa)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Vincent de Valverde and ATAHUALPA, 1880 (engraving)

Vincent de Valverde and ATAHUALPA, 1880 (engraving)
8766899 Vincent de Valverde and ATAHUALPA, 1880 (engraving); Private Collection; (add.info.: 1498-1541, spanish dominican and missionary Vincent de Valverde)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Spanish missionary Pere Garzes taught the Indians of America, 19th century (engraving)

Spanish missionary Pere Garzes taught the Indians of America, 19th century (engraving)
NWI4846708 Spanish missionary Pere Garzes taught the Indians of America, 19th century (engraving); (add.info.: Spanish missionary Pere Garzes taught the Indians of America)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary

History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico
NWI4940680 History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico; (add.info.: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Farewell banquet for Dr David Livingstone, Freemasons Hall, London (engraving)

Farewell banquet for Dr David Livingstone, Freemasons Hall, London (engraving)
8676287 Farewell banquet for Dr David Livingstone, Freemasons Hall, London (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Famous people associated with Christian Missionaries (colour litho)

Famous people associated with Christian Missionaries (colour litho)
8635431 Famous people associated with Christian Missionaries (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Famous people associated with Christian Missionaries)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Friars from the S.Francis of Assisi, 1900 (b/w photo)

Friars from the S.Francis of Assisi, 1900 (b/w photo)
5314797 Friars from the S.Francis of Assisi, 1900 (b/w photo) by Unknown photographer, (20th century); (add.info.: Historical Geography. 1900. Italy. They belong to the Order of friars founded by S)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary

History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico
NWI4940648 History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra, Spanish Franciscan missionary, San Diego Queretaro Mission, Mexico; (add.info.: History of Religions: Statue of Pere Junipero Serra)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Father Junipero Serra, Franciscan missionary in California, 18th century

Father Junipero Serra, Franciscan missionary in California, 18th century, 19th century (coloured engraving)
NWI4939697 Father Junipero Serra, Franciscan missionary in California, 18th century, 19th century (coloured engraving); (add.info)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Portrait and Monument of Rev David Bacon, Missionary and Colonizer (engraving)

Portrait and Monument of Rev David Bacon, Missionary and Colonizer (engraving)
8637235 Portrait and Monument of Rev David Bacon, Missionary and Colonizer (engraving) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Portrait and Monument of Rev David Bacon)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Francisco Pareja covnerting the natives in Florida in 16th century, 17th century (engraving)

Francisco Pareja covnerting the natives in Florida in 16th century, 17th century (engraving)
527797 Francisco Pareja covnerting the natives in Florida in 16th century, 17th century (engraving); (add.info.: Francisco Pareja (d1628)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Representation of Bartolome de las Casas praying for the Conquistador Hernan Cortes

Representation of Bartolome de las Casas praying for the Conquistador Hernan Cortes, 1844 (engraving)
ELD4859152 Representation of Bartolome de las Casas praying for the Conquistador Hernan Cortes, 1844 (engraving); (add.info.: Representation of Bartolome de las Casas (1484-1566) Dominican priest

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Bartolome de las Casas, dominican priest, missionary with the Indians, 1844 (engraving)

Bartolome de las Casas, dominican priest, missionary with the Indians, 1844 (engraving)
ELD4859174 Bartolome de las Casas, dominican priest, missionary with the Indians, 1844 (engraving); (add.info.: Representation of Bartolome de las Casas (1484-1566) Dominican priest

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Monks go to a church, watched by a group of Germans, 1871. Creator: Charles Rochussen

Monks go to a church, watched by a group of Germans, 1871. Creator: Charles Rochussen
Monks go to a church, watched by a group of Germans, 1871

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Sketch for the Saint-Séverin church, St Clement, 1857. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Pichon

Sketch for the Saint-Séverin church, St Clement, 1857. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Pichon
Sketch for the Saint-Severin church (5th arrondissement of Paris): Pope St Clement sending missionaries among the Gauls; angels recovering the body of St Clement from the sea

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Exeter Cathedral - Anniversary of the Societies for Promoting Christian Knowledge... 1850

Exeter Cathedral - Anniversary of the Societies for Promoting Christian Knowledge... 1850. Creator: Unknown
Exeter Cathedral - Anniversary of the Societies for Promoting Christian Knowledge, and Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1850

Background imageMissionaries Collection: The brig Hetty Ellen discharging sections of Dr. Livingstone's new steamer... 1862. Creator: Unknown

The brig Hetty Ellen discharging sections of Dr. Livingstone's new steamer... 1862. Creator: Unknown
Visit of H.M.S. Gorgon to the Zambesi River: The brig Hetty Ellen discharging sections of Dr. Livingstone's new steamer the Lady Nyassa into the Pioneer to take up the Zambesi, 1862

Background imageMissionaries Collection: INFANTICIDE PREVENTED

INFANTICIDE PREVENTED
Missionaries in China seek to end Chinese infanticide. For many Chinese, to bear female children is a thing to be ashamed of and many girls are buried alive Date: circa 1850

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Father Serapion martyred in Algeria, North Africa

Father Serapion martyred in Algeria, North Africa
Father Serapion, an English or Irish Mercedarian friar, offers himself as a hostage in order to free captive Christians in Algeria, North Africa

Background imageMissionaries Collection: South American Missionary Society Missionary

South American Missionary Society Missionary
3786100 South American Missionary Society Missionary; (add.info.: South American Missionary Society Missionary- wearing traditional Mapuche dress. Early 20th century)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Mission of St Carlos, 1798 (watercolour)

Mission of St Carlos, 1798 (watercolour)
3672994 Mission of St Carlos, 1798 (watercolour) by Alexander, William (1767-1816); Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, USA; (add.info)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Saint Francis Xavier preaching. (print)

Saint Francis Xavier preaching. (print)
7420034 Saint Francis Xavier preaching. (print) by Edelinck, Gerard (1640-1707) (after); (add.info.: Saint Francis Xavier, full name Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta, 1506 - 1552)

Background imageMissionaries Collection: The great martyrdom of Nagasaki

The great martyrdom of Nagasaki, September 10th 1622, in which 22 missionaries and native Christians were burnt to death, and 30 others, including several women and children, beheaded

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Abyssinian War: King Theodore, as he lay dead at Magdala

Abyssinian War: King Theodore, as he lay dead at Magdala
The British 1868 Expedition to Abyssinia was a punitive expedition against King Theodore, after he had imprisoned missionaries and representatives of the British

Background imageMissionaries Collection: Old Floating Church for Seamen, London

Old Floating Church for Seamen, London
Sailors Floating Church was moored near Tower Hill in London, the ship was a well attended place of worship, with religious teachings for the seafarers that docked there. Date: 1846

Background imageMissionaries Collection: MISSION SCHOOL, MITCHELL

MISSION SCHOOL, MITCHELL
Mission school at Mitchell River, Queensland. Date: 1906



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"Unyielding Devotion: The Journey of Missionaries" In the realm of missionary work, countless individuals have left an indelible mark on history. From the resolute faith of Eric Liddell to the unwavering determination of the Polhill-Turner family, their stories epitomize selfless dedication. The Missionary Society Seal stands as a symbol of unity and purpose, representing the collective efforts to spread love and compassion across borders. Reverend R. H. Walker and Mika Sematimba exemplify this mission through their tireless endeavors in bringing hope to those in need. Looking back further into history, we find Francis Xavier, a Basque Roman Catholic missionary whose zeal knew no bounds. His baptismal journeys through Congo brought solace and enlightenment to countless souls yearning for spiritual guidance. Akbar the Great's reception of Jesuit missionaries showcases how different cultures can embrace one another with open hearts and minds. This significant encounter fostered understanding amidst diversity, leaving an everlasting impact on both sides. Paraguay's Missions depicted by Frederic Sorrieu reveal a harmonious coexistence between indigenous communities and missionaries who worked hand in hand towards progress and enlightenment. The shoes worn by Mother Teresa's congregation, known as the Missionaries of Charity, embody humility and service. These simple yet profound symbols remind us that even small acts can make a monumental difference in someone's life. Catholic they have played an integral role throughout history; their unwavering commitment has touched lives worldwide. Their presence brings comfort during times of despair while spreading messages of love, forgiveness, and hope wherever they go. The great martyrdom endured by Nagasaki serves as a poignant reminder that some sacrifices are made for higher purposes beyond our comprehension. These brave individuals paid the ultimate price for their beliefs but left behind legacies that continue to inspire generations today.