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Title
Parishioners after church service, Baziya, South Africa East, 1935
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. Gemeindeglieder nach der Kirche (3 Frauen)" ("Baziya. Parishioners after church service (3 women)"). Three women in dresses and with headscarfs are sitting next to a wall. Two of them are wearing patterned blankets on their shoulders, the third one on the right side is wearing a dark drapery on her left shoulder. She is holding an object in her hands. Beside her a stick is leaning against the wall. The woman in the middle is also wearing a necklace and earrings.
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
5.6 x 8.1 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m16099 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-8-10726
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m16099
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-8-10726.jpg
Subject
Church
Women
Group portraits
Time Period
1935
Place
Africa
Baziya
South Africa
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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