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Enjoying the meal, South Africa East, 1934
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
Contact: Moravian Archives at
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Germany
"Knabenmahlzeit. Mlondeli in der Mitte. Seine Freunde: rechts Sitembelo, links Vuyisile, stehend ein größerer Bruder Sonwabo" ("Meal of the boys. Mlondeli in the middle. His friends: on the right Sitembelo, on the left Vuyisile, a bigger brother Sonwabo standing"). Four boys: Three of them are sitting beside the entrance of a house. In the middle a plate with some kind of food. They are eating. At the entrance of the house another boy standing.
Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Blohm, born in 1884 in Keffenbrinck (Germany), was a carpenter. In 1911 he married Marie Bürger. He started his missionary work in 1911 in Unyamwezi (East Africa). After being imprisoned by the Belgians from 1916 till 1917 he returned to Germany. From 1922 till 1945 he worked as a missionary in Baziya (South Africa). He died in Baziya in 1945.
c.f. pictures nos. IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-6-09623, -09624.
photographic prints
7.7 x 5.5 cm
impa-m15422 [Legacy record ID]
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Time Period
South Africa
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
two copies exist

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