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Title
People performing a play, Rungwe, Tanzania, 1935
Creator
Hauffe, Werner, 1909-1982
Date Created and/or Issued
1935
2006
2006-03-06
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
Moravian Archives; http://www.archiv.ebu.de/
Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Deutschland
unitaetsarchiv@ebu.de
Description
"Ein Bild aus dem im Jahre 1935 in Rungwe zum Jahresfest der Centralschule aufgeführten, von Schwester Gysin bearbeiteten und eingeübten Josephsspiel. Vor dem Hause in Ägypten. Die Brüder Josephs vor dem ihnen unbekannten Joseph." ("A picture of the play 'Joseph' performed in 1935 in Rungwe on the occasion of the central school's annual celebration, revised and rehearsed by Sister Gysin. In front of the house in Egypt. Joseph's brothers in front of Joseph, unknown to them.") On the left: a house built of bricks. Seven men are sitting and standing on the porch. Two men are standing outside, facing each other. The left one is wearing a crown. On the right: a large tree.
Editha Katharina Gysin (1899-1953) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. She served from 1929 to 1940 in Rungwe as a teacher and was engaged in the work among women. -- Werner Hauffe (1909-1982) was a carpenter and later a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. From 1933 to 1939 he served in Rungwe, Utengule and Isoko. In Utengule, he was an assistant to Brother Gemuseus. In 1937 he married Irmgard Wolff.
Type
image
Format
2 copies, colored slide no. 10608
photographic print, 9 x 6.5 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m11527 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-5-10608
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m11527
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-5-10608.jpg
Subject
Theatre
Religion
Group portraits
Time Period
1935
Place
Africa
Rungwe
Tanzania
Relation
Joseph und seine Brüder in Rungwe (Nyassa)." ("Joseph and his brothers in Rungwe (Nyassa)"). In: Bildbeilage zum Missionsblatt Nr. 11/12. Herrnhut: Missionsbuchhandlung, 1935
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Nyassa 5
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
impa-m76

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