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Frau Missionar Ramseyer in der Flickstunde
Sewing class in Abetifi with Mrs. Ramseyer
Ramseyer, Friedrich August Louis (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)
Annotation translation: "In Abetifi."
Annotation: "In Abetifi."
Note: Als Nr. 69 publiziert im Album 'Achtzig Ansichten von der Goldküste (Westafrika) nach Originalaufnahmen des Missionars Fritz Ramseyer', Neuenburg 1895. (RI). - Bildlegende im Album: "Die Flickstunde in Abetifi. - Unsere Anstaltsschüler haben jeden Samstag morgens ihre Kleider am Bache selbst zu waschen. Nachdem sie trocken geworden, begeben sie sich um zwei Uhr zu Frau R., unter deren Aufsicht sie auf der Veranda wenn nothwendig ihr Kleider ausbessern. Anfangs fällt es den Knaben schwer
doch da unsere Neger eine gewisse Anlage für die Schneiderarbeit besitzen, wissen sie sich bald zu helfen." - Veröffentlicht (La Messagère du Monde Païen, Feb. 1893).
Note translation: Published as no 69 in the album 'Achtzig Ansichten von der Goldküste (Westafrika) nach Originalaufnahmen des Missionars Fritz Ramseyer', Neuchâtel 1895. (RI). - Caption in the album: "Mending clothes in Abetifi. Our pupils have to do their own washing in the river every Saturday morning. After the clothes have dried they go to Mrs. Ramseyer at two o'clock and mend them on the veranda under her supervision. In the beginning work is difficult for the boys but our Africans have a certain talent for sewing and they soon manage quite well." - The French caption reads: "Le samedi matin les ainés de nos écoliers vont à la rivière, et avec quelques boules de savon indigène lavent leur habits. L'après-midi, ceux qui ont des déchirures viennent auprès de Mme R. qui les initie à l'art de mettre une pièce où cela est nécessaire
comme nos nègres ont un don particulier pour la couture, ils savent bien vite se tirer d'affaire." (PJ 07.1998). - Published (La Messagère du Monde Païen, Feb. 1893).
b/w positive, paper print, collodion
12.0 x 16.7 cm.
impa-m25589 [Legacy record ID]
Ramseyer-Bontems, Rosa Luise (Mrs)
Mission school
Missionary f
Pupil m
Sewing school
Time Period
D-30.14.042 [Reference number]
QD-30.041.0031; QD-30.042.0076; QD-30.043.0076; QD-32.024.0349 [Same image reference number]
Gold Coast. Twi District. Abetifi. Main mission station. 14.a. Mission station, mission house and church, b. Mission, people, c. Schools and pupils, d. Sewing classes, e. Non-mission
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
impa-m15099; impa-m17077
impa-m38207; impa-m38373; impa-m38481; impa-m53211
mission 21 / Basel Mission

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