The Jubilee Meeting of the Baptist Missionary Society, held at Kettering (Northampton) on Wednesday June 1st. 1842.
R. Cartwright lith. Warwick Pl. Holborn [n.d. c.1842.]
A rare lithograph. 386 x 558mm. 15¼ x 22". Tearing and creasing into right-hand margin.
One of many missionary meetings in Kettering, England. William Knibb (1803-1845) was an English Baptist minister and missionary to Jamaica who is chiefly known for his work to free slaves; seen here in 1842 preaching in answer to criticism of the conduct of missionaries over the slaves. Here also he has returned to his home town to celebrate the golden jubilee of the Baptist Missionary Society.
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