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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.

Xhosa woman of marriageable age. Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

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Jean Broster and Alice Mertens, African Elegance, the Transkei

In the early 1970s Jean Broster and Alice Mertens collaborated on African Elegance, a book which set out to ‘describe in photographs and words the beauty of the tribal people of the Transkei’. The Transkei was a former independent territory of South Africa during Apartheid.

From the book: African Elegance by Alice Mertens and Joan Broster

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