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Ndebele Natives (Mapoch's People) outside Pretoria

 Item — Photograph: 3
Identifier: Photograph 3

Scope and Contents

Photo No. DR. 223 Issued by the State of Information Office, Pretoria. ; A native women and child.  The married women wear copper rings around their necks, arms and legs, while the unmarried indicate their status by only wearing beads as decorations around their legs, arms and necks.  Nor will a married women ever walk without a blanket. ; Foto No. DR. 223 Uitgereik Deur Die Staatsinligtingskantoor, Pretoria. ; Ndebele-Naturelle (Mapoch se Mense) buite Pretoria. ; 'N naturelle vrou en kind.  Die gertroude vroue dra koper ringe om die nek, arms en bene terwyl die ongetroudes hul status aandui deur slegs krale as versiersels om om die bene, arms en nek te dra. ook sal 'n getroude vrou nooit sonder 'n kombers loop nie. ; 3 ; SA-62--Verso


  • ca. 1935-1977


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From the Collection: 121.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


22 x 17 cm.

Library Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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