|This farewell cabinet photograph depicts an unnamed Reiter of the Schutztruppe für Deutsch-Südwestafrika wears the 1900 pattern Kord Litewka/Feldrock tunic kord trousers. He is
armed with a K98 rifle and wears a blue trimmed, gray felt Südwester Hat. At his left shoulder he wears a parade aiguillette.
On the large wooden board next to the is a poem which reads:
"Die Welt ist weit, die Welt ist schön,
wer weiss ob wir uns
A penciled translation into english of the poeon the back of the card mount reads:
"The world is wide, the world is beautiful,
who knows when we'll see each other again!"
R. Schubert - Photographer
No. 3 W. Potsdamerstrasse, Berlin, Germany