Africa | Mandla Mandela, eldest grandson of former President Nelson Mandela, and his bride Tando Mabunu, marry in traditional Xhosa cultural style at the remote rural Mandela farm. Mthatha, South Africa. 2006 | © Louise Gubb

Mandla Mandela, eldest grandson of former President Nelson Mandela, and his bride Tando Mabunu, marry in traditional Xhosa cultural style at the remote rural Mandela farm.

Africa | Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster. Published 1967 || Red Blanket Valley is an eye-witness account of life on an isolated trading station in the Transkei, where for 14 years Joan Broster lived with her husband. Mention is made of the Amaqwathi, Baca, Basuto, Bomvana, Fingo, Gcaleka, Hlangwini, Hlubi, Pondo, Pondomise, Tembu and the Xesibe. It also offers a great introduction to the Xhosa and their beadwork.

Thembu couple and child wearing complete beadwork outfits. Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster.

Africa | Three Xhosa men. South Africa. 1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

Africa | Three Xhosa men. South Africa. 1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

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