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Hottentot Collection

Background imageHottentot Collection: Saartje Baartman, also known as The Hottentot Venus

Saartje Baartman, also known as The Hottentot Venus
Saartje ( Sarah ) Baartman (1789-1815), also known as The Hottentot Venus - an African servant girl from South Africas Eastern Cape of the Khoisan tribe brought to London in 1810 & exhibited at freak

Background imageHottentot Collection: Anatomy / Skull / 1841

Anatomy / Skull / 1841
Illustration of the skull of a bushman of the Hottentot Tribe, Africa (side view)

Background imageHottentot Collection: Gonaqua, extinct Khoikhoi people of South Africa

Gonaqua, extinct Khoikhoi people of South Africa
Gonaqua, extinct Khoikhoi people, who lived on the south coast between Algoa Bay and Mbhashe River. In fur capes, hats, beaded aprons and necklaces

Background imageHottentot Collection: South Africa Hottentot. Bush woman

South Africa Hottentot. Bush woman
Old photograph from the Collection anthropologigue du Prince Roland Bonapart

Background imageHottentot Collection: Portraits of Khoikhoi and Griqua men, South Africa

Portraits of Khoikhoi and Griqua men, South Africa
Portrait of Stoffel Speelman, a Khoikhoi of Hottentot man 1, and a chief of the Griqua or Kora people with hassagai (spear) and kirri (club) 2

Background imageHottentot Collection: Man and woman of Jagga or Chaga, Africa, 1818

Man and woman of Jagga or Chaga, Africa, 1818
Man and woman of Jagga, from the kingdoms of Monoemugi and Caffraria, Africa, 1818. Chaga people of Tanzania with woven skirts, bow, quiver and arrows, basket

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoikhoi (Hottentot) woman in full dress

Khoikhoi (Hottentot) woman in full dress of fur cape, beaded skirt, anklets, necklaces. From Francois Le Vaillants Second Voyage into the Interior of Africa

Background imageHottentot Collection: Young Gonaqua man, with bow and arrows, of

Young Gonaqua man, with bow and arrows, of the South African Khoikhoi (Hottentot). From Francois Le Vaillants Second Voyage into the Interior of Africa

Background imageHottentot Collection: Village of the Khoikhoi of Korah

Village of the Khoikhoi of Korah
Village of the Khoikhoi (Hottentots) of Korah, hut on the Orange River, South Africa, men swimming with dogs. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoikhoi people of Korah travelling with their cattle

Khoikhoi people of Korah travelling with their cattle
Khoikhoi people (Hottentot) of Korah travelling with their cattle, shields, assagays (spears) and blankets. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoikhoi woman of Angola

Khoikhoi woman of Angola
Khoikhoi (Hottentot) woman of Angola in fur cape and hat with bow, necklace, and beaded apron. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Roberto Freschi from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoikhoi people and San people

Khoikhoi people and San people of Angola. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy, 1843

Background imageHottentot Collection: Elephants foot, Dioscorea elephantipes

Elephants foot, Dioscorea elephantipes (Female cape bryony, Tamus elephantipes faemina). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by F

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoisan woman in hat, animal skin, necklace

Khoisan woman in hat, animal skin, necklace, and bracelets, and carries a bow and arrows.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Siblys Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoisan man of South Africa wearing animal

Khoisan man of South Africa wearing animal skin, beaded necklace and loincloth.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Siblys Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageHottentot Collection: Koisan woman of South Africa in full dress

Koisan woman of South Africa in full dress wearing animal skin cape.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Siblys Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot Man and Woman, South Africa

Hottentot Man and Woman, South Africa
Hottentot Man and Woman from Southern Africa, north of the Cape of Good Hope. Nowadays, these people are named the Khoikhoi (or Khoi), a historical division of the Khoisan ethnic group

Background imageHottentot Collection: Racial /s Africa / Hottento

Racial /s Africa / Hottento
Female Hottentot of South Africa

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot Village 1750

Hottentot Village 1750
Hottentots erecting a hut, consisting of woven matting stretched over a wooden frame. Date: circa 1750

Background imageHottentot Collection: Khoikhoi or Hottentots

Khoikhoi or Hottentots
Khoikhoi - funeral. African bushmen. Date: 1719

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot Village 1806

Hottentot Village 1806
A Hottentot village, South Africa

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot Marriage

Hottentot Marriage
Hottentot marriage ceremony

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot on Ox

Hottentot on Ox
Hottentot riding his ox

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot Village

Hottentot Village
Hottentot village in the Orange Free State

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentots Traveling

Hottentots Traveling
A Hottentot family on the move with their livestock

Background imageHottentot Collection: Hottentot Initiation

Hottentot Initiation
SOUTH AFRICA Hottentot initiation rituals, including circumcision and animal sacrifice

Background imageHottentot Collection: Racial /s Africa / Hottentot

Racial /s Africa / Hottentot
SaRTJE BaRTMAN, also known as The Hottentot Venus - African servant girl brought to London 1810 & exhibited there and in Paris, where she died 1815, her body preserved


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