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„Mvenyane. Kirchgänger auf dem Kirchweg links Täufling“ („Mvenyane. Churchgoers on the church path left baptizand“). Several groups of people, either standing on a road or sitting at the roadside. Women are wearing draperies and headdresses, young girls are dressed in short skirts and blouses. In the foreground on the left side a woman, wearing a white dress and headdress, standing with her back to the photographer. Trees at the roadside and hills in the background. 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).
photographic prints 6.1 x 10.5 cm photographs
impa-m57968 [Legacy record ID] IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-5-09305 http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m57968 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-5-09305.jpg