Items Added to Existing Pages 

June 2004


Philately and Numismatics Page


East India Company Coin, 1818

EIC Half Anna

Obverse Detail

Reverse Detail (Image of the goddess Lakshmi, goddess of wealth)


East India Company Coin, 1835

EIC Half Anna

Obverse Detail

Reverse Detail (Image of the goddess Kali, the highest of all Hindu gods; reverse has date of 1807)

[added:    June 25, 2004]



Portrait Gallery Page


Rev. Henry Martyn (1781-1812)

Martyn, an Anglican, arrived in India, 1806, and became a friend of Carey, Marshman, and Ward.


Robert Morrison, D.D. (1782-1834), First Protestant Missionary to China

Initially Supported by the London Missionary Society, later, Employed by the East India Company as a translator of Chinese.


Alexander Duff, D.D., LL.D. (1806-1878)

Scottish by birth, Duff arrived in Calcutta in 1830, where he began a Christian school.

[added:    June 3, 2004]


Rev. Henry Martyn (1781-1812), As a Young Man


Martyn's Persian Testament in Danger of Destruction


Martyn Preaching to the Union's Ship Company on the Voyage to India, 1805


Martyn Attempting to Save a Woman from Suttee


Martyn and a Moonshee Translating the Bible


An Indian Pundit


The East India Company House

Leadenhall Street, London


[added:    June 30, 2004]



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Created:    June 3, 2004            Updated:    June 30, 2004