Original photo of Samuel Crowther, the first Black Anglican Bishop, at the Wilberforce Oak


Source: Lambeth Palace Library Blog

This original photo shows a summer picnic, which, as the reverse of the photograph records, took place on 21 June 1873. The photograph includes Samuel Crowther (c.1807-1891), the first black Anglican bishop, consecrated bishop of Western Africa in 1864.

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