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Title
Brother Moths is talking to a woman and a child (near Tabase), South Africa East, 1933-12-17
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Contact: Moravian Archives at http://www.archiv.ebu.de
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Germany
http://www.archiv.ebu.de
unitaetsarchiv@ebu.de
Description
"Br. Moths spricht mit Frau und Kind" ("Br[other] Moths is talking to woman and child"). A European in the front, sitting with the back to the photographer, wearing a coat, glasses and a hat. His right hand is leaning on a stick. Face to face with him a woman sitting, wearing an indigenous costume, a necklace, bracelets and a headdress, and a child standing, wrapped in a fur. On the right side of the picture and in the background wooden sticks.
Richard Paul Moths, born in 1872 in Kösen (Germany), was a carpenter. In 1899 he married Helene Ledoux. From 1900 till 1948 he worked as a missionary in South Africa East (Silo, Baziya, Tabase). He died in 1950 in South Africa.--Paul Albert Theile, born in 1908 in Niesky (Germany), was a theologian and preacher. He was no missionary in Africa, but went on an educational journey to East Africa in 1933 and to South Africa in 1934. He was a mission deputy in Montmirail (France) from 1934 till 1938. In 1948 he married Susette Schmidt. After 1962 he was director of the Moravian Church in Switzerland. He died in 1995 in Birsfelden (near Basel / Switzerland).
c.f. pictures nos. IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-5-09446, -09449, IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-6-09541.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints
6 x 10.5 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m15347 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-5-09447
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m15347
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-5-09447.jpg
Subject
Clergy
Christians
General views
Time Period
1933-12-17
Place
Africa
South Africa
Tabase
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
colored slide no. 9447; two copies exist
impa-m76

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