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Carriers passing through a river
Träger gehen durch einen Fluss
Zürcher, Wilhelm (Mr)
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
All the images (photographic and non-photographic) made available in this collection are the property of the Basel Mission and are managed by mission 21. mission 21 / Basel Mission claim copyright on the images in their possession and require those publishing any of the images--both individuals and organisations--to pay a user's/copyright fee.
Contact the Archives of mission21 at address mentioned or at
mission21, Missionsstrasse 21, CH-4003 Basel, Switzerland, tel. (+41 61 260 22 42), fax (+4161 260 22 68)
Annotation translation: "Too often we find after going over hills that, in a level valley, swamps [bar our way]. In the rainy season, when heavy downpours go on for days and even weeks, whole districts are under water. And then the poor traveller has no choice. He must find his way through floods and marshes."
Annotation: "Nur allzuoft geht es bald nach einer Bergtour hinunter ins flache Tal durch Morast & Sumpf. In der Regenzeit, in der es oft wochenlang jeden Tag schüttet, sind ganze Gegenden unter Wasser. Da bleibt den armen Reisenden kein Ausweg mehr, sie müssen durch Wasser & Sumpf hindurch."
Stamped: "Museum der Basler Mission, Basel, Missionsstrasse 21."
b/w positive, paper print, gelatin-silver
7.4 x 11.0 cm.
impa-m30329 [Legacy record ID]
On road
River bank
Time Period
E-30.86.014 [Reference number]
Cameroon. Mission, Church. 6. Photographer: Zürcher. A) Mission: stations, journeys, preacng to non-christians, mission festivals, medical mission; b. Jubilee in Kumba; c) Churches, buildings; d) Church: people, indigenous christians, indigenous
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
impa-m15099; impa-m17149
mission 21 / Basel Mission

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