Carte de Visite Photograph of John William Colenso.

By: Colenso, John William.

Price: $90.00

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Imprint of the London Stereoscopic Co. Taken in the 1860's, Colenso (1814-1883) is seated, left hand to forehead, right on his lap. As Bishop of Natal, in South Africa, he was lauded by the converted Zulu as the "Father of the People", but his common sense view that the bible was metaphorical got him excommunicated by the ecclesiastical authority in England; the more practical government overturned that decision (DNB). In Fine condition.

Title: Carte de Visite Photograph of John William Colenso.

Author Name: Colenso, John William.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: colenso,johnwilliam.90imprintofthelondonstereosc