Concerning the payment of Leo Frobenius (p. 2)

Georg Thilenius31 January 1906


Hamburg, Germany

In order to expand its collections, the Museum of Ethnology Hamburg contributed to the financing of Leo Frobenius’ first trip to Africa (1904–1906). In January 1906, Georg Thilenius, the director of the museum, turned to the education authority with a request for additional funding: Instead of the expected 2,000 objects, 4,600 had already arrived at the museum. In addition, Frobenius required more money to continue his collecting activities.


  • Title: Concerning the payment of Leo Frobenius (p. 2)
  • Creator: Georg Thilenius
  • Date Created: 31 January 1906
  • Type: Archive material (correspondence)
  • Publisher: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg
  • Rights: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg | Administrative Archive Inventory
  • External Link: Homepage Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
  • Medium: printed paper
  • Date of Acquisition: 1906
  • Context of Origin: Hamburg, Germany
  • Collection: Administrative Archive

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