SCHERMAN, Christine

SCHERMAN, Christine (née Reindl). 2.12.1865 — Hanson, Mass. 17.3.1940. German Anthropologist, specialist of Burma. From 1889 wife of —> Lucian Sch., often participated in his work, especially as professional photographer. In 1910-11 they travelled together in Ceylon, Burma and India. She was already ill when they escaped Nazi regime to the U.S.A. in 1939 and died soon. They had one son and three daughters.

Publications: With L. Scherman: Im Stromgebiet des Irrawaddy. Birma und seine Frauenwelt. 132 p. ill. Munich 1922.

Golden Land. Burma/Myanmar – 100 Years: Photographs by Christine Scherman and Birgit Neiser. 123 p. 2013.

Sources: Death noted in ZDMG; short note in IC 6:3, 1940, after p. 367; stray notes in internet; the 2013 book apparently contains a biography.

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