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Title
Chief Zwelibangile and chief Mvalubi, 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. Weihnachten. Häuptling Zwelibangile mit Unterhäuptling Mvalubi / Mvambi (?) und Gefolge" ("Baziya. Christmas. Chief Zwelibangile with inferior chief Mvalubi / Mvambi (?) and attendance"). A group of men in suits and with hats are sitting on horses. In the background a house and trees.
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. picture no. IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-8-10700.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints
5.6 x 8.1 cm
photographs
Identifier
impa-m16072 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-8-10698
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m16072
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-8-10698.jpg
Subject
Leadership
Animals
General views
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; colored slide no. 10698

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