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Title
Prayers at the leprosy hospital, Isoko, Tanzania, 1929
Creator
Fischer, Dr. Walter Otto
Date Created and/or Issued
1929
2003-10-22
2006
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
"Isoko. Andacht im Leprakrankenhaus. Dr. med. O. Fischer." ("Isoko. Prayers at the leprosy hospital. Dr. O. Fischer."). In the background a bamboo fence
on the right a grass-roofed rectangular house made of bamboo canes. On the far left a European man stands with an open book in his hands
on the right Else Schärf and one African man, both wearing white gowns and a white cloth around their heads. In front of them a group of ca. 25 seated or crouching male patients.
Cf. photo no. 8706. -- 1 photo included from the box of duplicates. -- Information on the second copy: "Andacht bei Leprakranken in Isoko." ("Prayers with lepers in Isoko."). -- Else Schärf (born 1892, year of death unknown) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. She was a deaconess, received training not only a as a nurse but also in the care of mothers and lepers and served from 1928 for many years at the leprosy hospital in Isoko.
Type
image
Format
2 copies, negative no. 1054, color slide no. 8707
photographic prints, 10.9 x 8.2 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m8754 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-3-08707
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m8754
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-3-08707.jpg
Subject
Leprosy
Clergy
Hospitals
Prayers
Group portraits
Time Period
1929
Place
Africa
Isoko
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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