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"Baziya. Tembu-Frauen (heidnische) mißtrauen beim Fotografieren" ("Baziya. Tembu women (heathen) are mistrusting during photographing"). Three women with draperies on their shoulders, pearl necklaces and special patterned headdresses. One of them is having a white painted face. Behind a boy who is looking curiously in the photographer's direction. 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.
photographic prints 5.5 x 8.1 cm photographs
impa-m15445 [Legacy record ID] IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-09903 http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m15445 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-7-09903.jpg