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Title
Group portrait of the congregation with Mathilde Gemuseus, Rungwe, Tanzania, 1931
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1931-08
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
"Rungwe. Abschied von Geschw. Gemuseus." ("Rungwe. Farewell to Brother and Sister Gemuseus."). A group of ca. 40 Africans is seated on the ground. Mathilde Gemuseus stands behind them on the right.
Cf. photo no. 7436. -- Oskar Gemuseus (1874 - 1959) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. He served as headmaster from 1907 to 1916, as mission superintendent of Nyassa [Nyasa] Province from 1925 to 1930, as bishop from 1932 to 1939. Starting in 1939 he wrote a history of the mission in Nyasa Province ("Wechselnde Gezeiten an den Gestaden des Nyassa"). His wife was Mathilde, née Richter. See his publications: "Mission und Gold", Herrnhut 1936
"Ein Gebundener Jesu Christi (über Fiwombe)", Hamburg 1950
"Sakalija Mwakasungala", Hamburg 1953.
Type
image
Format
2 copies
photographic prints, 11.3 x 8.3 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m8609 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-2-07442
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m8609
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-2-07442.jpg
Subject
Religious communities
Minerals
Clergy
Indigenous populations
Group portraits
Time Period
1931-08
Place
Africa
Rungwe
Tanzania
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
impa-m76

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