"Baziya. Gruppe heidnischer Frauen in Festtracht, Teilnehmerinnen bei Erntedankfest in Mputi" ("Baziya. Group of heathen women in feast costumes, participants of the harvesting festival in Mputi"). Several women sitting in a meadow. The five in front are wrapped in light coloured blankets, wearing necklaces and diverse headdresses. Some have white painted faces. To the left and behind them other women in darker clothes. One of them has a baby on her lap. 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. c.f. pictures no. IMP-HRN-BOX-SAO-6-09897, -09898.