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Dieser Knabe mit der merkwürdigen Haarfrisur hütet die Viehherde eines Mbororo-Mannes. Er ist den ganzen Tag in der freien Natur, bei der Herde & muss achtgeben, dass sich keines der Tiere verlaufe. So wachsen die Kinder ohne jede Schulbildung heran
This boy with his remarkable hair-cut is looking after the cattle of an Mbororo man. He spends the whole day in the open air with the cattle, and must take care that none of the animals get lost. Thus the children grow up with no schooling
Zürcher, Wilhelm (Mr)
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
All the images (photographic and non-photographic) made available in this collection are the property of the Basel Mission and are managed by mission 21. mission 21 / Basel Mission claim copyright on the images in their possession and require those publishing any of the images--both individuals and organisations--to pay a user's/copyright fee.
Contact the Archives of mission21 at address mentioned or at
mission21, Missionsstrasse 21, CH-4003 Basel, Switzerland, tel. (+41 61 260 22 42), fax (+4161 260 22 68)
Note: " ... a. d. Station Kishong." (E-30-0,4).
Note translation: " ... on the Kishong Mission Station." (E-30-0,4). - The bushel of hair allows Allah to get hold of the child and haul him straight up into heaven....(PV 03.2002).
Stamped: "Museum der Basler Mission, Basel, Missionsstrasse 21."
b/w positive, paper print, gelatin-silver
11.0 x 8.0 cm.
impa-m30170 [Legacy record ID]
Boys' wear
Portrait child
Time Period
E-30.85.146 [Reference number]
Cameroon. Land, people, religion. 5 Photographs by Zürcher. A) Land, nature, plants, animals, landscapes, places; b) the life of the people; c) religion
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
impa-m15099; impa-m17144
mission 21 / Basel Mission

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