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"Inneres eines Häuptlingsdorfes in Nika. Wohnhaus. Taubenhaus. Zelt d. Missionars. Häuptling. Vorratshäuser." ("Inside of a chief's village in Nika. Residential house. Pigeon house. The missionary's tent. Chief. Storage houses."). View into the Chief's compound in Nika [Nyika] with the living-house, the pigeon-house, missionary Meyer's tent and two storage huts (from left). A large group of indigenous people, mostly women wearing necklaces and bracelets, are to be seen in the foreground. The Chief stands right beside the missionarie's tent. Imprinted on the image: "Häuptlingssitz in Nika" ("Chief's village in Nika"). One photo included from the box of duplicates. -- Paul Theodor Meyer (1864-1933) was a son of the missionary Philipp Ludwig Heinrich Meyer. Together with Théophile Richard, Georg Martin and Johannes Häfner he started the missionary work of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine in what is now Tanzania in 1891. He founded the mission stations Rungwe in 1891, Rutenganio, Utengule and Ipanya between 1894 and 1897. From 1891 to 1916 he was superintendent of Rungwe missionary province. After being interned for three years he returned to Germany in 1919.
2 colored slides no. 740 photographic print, 15.9 x 10.5 cm. photographs
impa-m5402 [Legacy record ID] IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-1-00740 http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m5402 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-1-00740.jpg
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