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"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.
2 copies photographic prints, 11.3 x 8.3 cm. photographs
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