"Schwarze Mädchen beim Topfschlagen" ("Black girls playing 'Topfschlagen'"). Two girls playing. A circle of spectators, among them two European women and one European child.; For the place cf. photo no. 861, album no. 3. -- Wilhelm Guth (1888-1980), from Zeiskam in the Rhineland Palatinate, studied commerce before joining the Leipzig Mission as a pastor. He served in Gonja (southern Pare) from 1913 to 1917 and from 1927 to 1938. He left a large number of photographs, mostly taken by himself but including some by members of his family or fellow missionaries.; 'Topfschlagen' is a German childrens' game in which a blindfolded child has to feel around for a hidden pot using a spoon. Usually a small gift (e.g. a sweet) is to be found underneath the pot.
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