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Missionary visit, South Africa East
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
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University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Contact: Moravian Archives at
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Germany
"Leben auf einem Häuptlingskraal. Missionarsbesuch" ("Living in a chief kraal. Missionary visit"). A group of people sitting or standing in a meadow. On the right side several men are sitting on chairs and banks, wearing suits and hats. Further left ten other men walking, wrapped in draperies and with caps. Behind them young people sitting or standing in rows, respectively. The girls are wearing white dresses. In the background huts and hills.
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. pictures nos. IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-09992, -09994, -09995, -09996, -09997, -09998, -09999, -10000, -10002.
photographic prints
5.5 x 7.9 cm
impa-m15482 [Legacy record ID]
Rural areas
General views
South Africa
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
two copies exist

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