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.

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.

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.

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.

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 | 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 | Xhosa woman smoking a pipe.  Transkei.  South Africa || Postcard image //

Africa | Xhosa woman smoking a pipe. Transkei. South Africa || Postcard image //

Africa | From a series of postcards from the Transkei, with photos by Aubrey Elliot

Africa | From a series of postcards from the Transkei, with photos by Aubrey Elliot

Xhosa woman smoking a pipe, Transkei, South Africa

Xhosa woman smoking a pipe, Transkei, South Africa

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