The Bantu make up two thirds of Africa's population mainly in the southern part of the continent. However they originate in the northwest and many Bantu refugees can trace their origins back to ancestors in southeast African tribes who were enslaved in the 18th century by agents of the Sultanate of Zanzibar. These ancestral tribes include, among others, the Makua and Yao of southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique; the Ngindo of southern Tanzania; the Nyasa of southern Tanzania, northern Mozambique, and northern Malawi; and the Zaramo and Zigua of northeast Tanzania. Other southeast African tribes represented among the Bantu refugees include the Digo, Makale, Manyawa, Nyamwezi, and Nyika. More research needs to be made on the cape and the beadwork.
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Sale Price $455
Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1870c Print Date 1870c
Dimensions 7-3/4 x 5-3/8 in. (197 x 137 mm)
Photo Country Africa
Photographer Country Africa
Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.