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 | Wedding Ensemble. Thembu culture ~ Eastern Cape, South Africa.  1950s…

Wedding ensemble for a bride and groom, Thembu people, Eastern Cape, South Africa,

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Xhosa man in traditional attire

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

Pieter Hugo: portraits of South Africa - in pictures

Available for sale from Yossi Milo Gallery, Pieter Hugo, Samuel Nkosomzi, Cape Town Digital C-Print, 50 × 40 in

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

I'm still traumatised by DJ Sbu's horrific walk on the yellow carpet! Damn South Africans are gorgeous!

Traditional Xhosa Royal Wedding for inspirational Opera Musicians

Traditional Xhosa Royal Wedding for inspirational Opera Musicians

Xhosa Wedding - In December His Royal Highness Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, a member of the AbaThembu Royal family, married a celebrated soprano Nonhlanhla Yende in a traditional Xhosa royal wedding ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

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