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Title
Tembu girls and women in Baziya, South Africa East
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
"Baziya. Tembu-Mädchen und Frauen" ("Baziya. Tembu girls and women"). Four women standing, wearing draperies, bangles, necklaces and headdresses. Each of them is carrying something on her head. Beside them a building. In the background a man wearing a drapery and a cap, and another building.
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.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints
7.8 x 10.2 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m15547 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-10032
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m15547
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-10032.jpg
Subject
Women
Girls
Indigenous populations
Group portraits
Place
Africa
Baziya
South Africa
Unknown
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
impa-m76
two copies exist

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