A mammy ladles out a plateful of 'chop' to this young pupil of the Mohammedan [Muslim] school at Bathurst [i.e. Banjul], the Gambia, 1940 - 1949
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A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:
'School feeding in the Gambia.
To ensure that school children at Bathurst [now Banjul], capital of the Gambia, are properly nourished, the department of Education has introduced school feeding. The Gambia is the smallest and oldest of the British African territories. At the Bathurst school the pupils receive one nutritious midday meal per day'.
- 1940 - 1949
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DateText: Dated '1940s' in the original typescript catalogue..
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