Mrs. General Booth ... Salvation Army Publishing Department. [caption title]
Cabinet card photograph of evangelist Catherine Booth (1829–1890), wife of General William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army. She was a prolific writer for the Salvation Army, a temperance lecturer, anti-prostitution activist, and an advocate of women preachers. Photographer Henry Van der Weyde (1838–1924) was the first to take portraits by electric light.
Description: Mrs. General Booth ... Salvation Army Publishing Department. [caption title]
[London]: Salvation Army Publishing Department, 98, 100, & 102, Clerkenwell Rd., E.C., [c.1882–1891]. 6½ x 4¼ inches. Very Good.
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