Photographs taken at the intersection of European, African, and Asian cultures from 1850 to 1950
Selections from the Archive
Boy scouts in Mandomai.
Refugees, 'Bread for Brethren'.
The French Destroyer 'Fronde' damaged by typhoon of the 18th of September 1906. At the French quay after the typhoon of 18th September 1906.
Basel Mission trade Bonaku.
The head of the Mfam Society in front of the fenced-off place.
Benner, Gotthilf Christian Fürchtegott.
A Baptist teacher's house.
Fellahen on the way to market.
Jewish Synogogue among the Falasha.
Gebwy Tuban. King of the Friendly Islands.
Vessels from the Fiji Islands.
Cannibal Chief [sic] ... Fiji Islands.
Double canoe, Fiji Islands.
On the upper Delait.
The Sabilit Rapids on the Djuloi River (Phot. Bigler).
The Sanatorium in Heiligenschwendi.
A Blue Cross Society on the march (from the early years).
Lads who need a thorough wash.
Wesley College Kumase No. 29.
Pictures from Cameroon - I. QE-30.006.0188
--(Child of the Zürcher family)
The picture of the broad and narrow way.
Going to church in Hoschuwan with the new well in the foreground.
Mission festival in Bali.
Smeroe, the highest volcano in Java.
Sea route to India.
Members of the Blue Cross Society in Aburi in the early days of this work
Famine orphans in Anadapur.
Salvation Army in Bombay.
Basel Mission 1815-1915. Centenary card.
Boarding school in Bandjermasin: The pupils' accomodation, seen from the front.
People sufffering from leprosy.
Students of the Seminary at a swimming pool in Basel.
View of Nangabulik.
The brig 'Agnes'.
The Abetifi chief going on a journey.
Basel Mission Press, Mangalore, 1937. The Press seen from the church..
Sitting from l. to r.: Mr & Mrs Ziegler, Mrs Maisch, Mrs Zwissler. Standing from l. to r.: Mrs Sautter, G. Dietrich, W. Maisch. Picture taken in the garden in Hoyen on the journey from Hong Kong to the inland, early December 1907.
Young chinese with elefantiasis of the left foot.
Sent out 1903. Zimmer (student of theology) for China (sent out 1904), Langbein (Cameroon), Straub (India) ... [and 11 further names] ...
No. 77. Filtering water.
The Sannaga Waterfalls in Cameroon, with a European and natives.
Africans at play.
The rest of the freed slaves.
The Native Barber.
A veiled muslim woman.
Liberia coffee tree in full bloom.