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Africa | Portrait of a Xhosa woman wearing traditional clothes, jewelry and arm rings smoking her pipe, South Africa | Postcard; publisher Protea Colours. No 896 #beads

Africa | Image taken from the publication "The Magic World of the Xhosa" by Aubrey Elliott ~ long out of print anthropological work portraits the Xhosa people living in the Ciskei area of South Africa.

Africa | Pictures taken of girls attending a Xhosa wedding. Eastern Cape, South Africa. ca. 1960 | ©Lester Haig Hunter | For those interested in traditional Eastern Cape weddings, this is just two out of the 24 slides taken at the wedding.

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in 1973. || Focus on the Transkei Xhosa-speaking groups, the Gcaleka, Tembu, Pondo, Bomvana, Mpondomise, Bhaca, Xesibe and Fingo.