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"Rungwe. Abschied. Schw. Gemuseus teilt Salz aus." ("Rungwe. Farewell. S[ister] Gemuseus distributes salt."). A group of ca. 35 African women is seated on the ground while Mathilde Gemuseus, an African woman and a girl with a bowl stand among them. The European woman distributes salt to the standing African woman. Cf. photos no. 7439 and 7441. -- Oskar Gemuseus (1874 - 1959) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. He served as headmaster from 1907 to 1916, as mission superintendent of Nyassa [Nyasa] Province from 1925 to 1930, as bishop from 1932 to 1939. Starting in 1939 he wrote a history of the mission in Nyasa Province ("Wechselnde Gezeiten an den Gestaden des Nyassa"). His wife was Mathilde, née Richter. See his publications: "Mission und Gold", Herrnhut 1936 "Ein Gebundener Jesu Christi (über Fiwombe)", Hamburg 1950 "Sakalija Mwakasungala", Hamburg 1953.
2 copies, one missing photographic prints, 11.2 x 8.3 cm. photographs
impa-m8607 [Legacy record ID] IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-2-07440 http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m8607 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-HRN-BOX-NYA-2-07440.jpg
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