Ca. 1890. Four albumen studio portraits of indigenous Africans in tribal attire, two of which depict women holding infants in their arms, the third a striking portrait of a single woman. The fourth a sexist, racist and pornographic image titled, "The New Woman in S. Africa", showing a bare-breasted woman otherwise fully dressed in a western man's suit, wearing a trilby and standing along side her bicycle.
The images laid down on board, with contemporary captions in ink, written in German. The images roughly 4 x 5 1/2". One image with a vertical crack at right side. Board dusty at margins. Very good condition. Item #23658