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Grandmother is telling stories, South Africa East
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University of Southern California. Libraries
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University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
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Contact: Moravian Archives at
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv
Moravian Archives, Unitätsarchiv, Zittauer Straße 24, 02747, Herrnhut, Germany
„Großmutter erzählt Geschichten ’Schläfst du schon’“ („Grandmother is telling stories ‚Are you already sleeping'“). Eight children are lying on the ground next to a building. Apparently, they are sleeping. A woman, wearing a dress, a headdress and a blanket on her shoulder, her hands lying on her lap, sitting between the children. On the left side a stick is leaning at the wall of the building.
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
impa-m57856 [Legacy record ID]
Story telling
General views
South Africa
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, ca.1890-1940
two copies exist

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