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Hottentot Ornaments &c.

Hottentot Ornaments &c.,  Image number:SIL28-290-01
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  From:
A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope…

Anders Sparrman 1748-1820
London, Printed for G.G.J. & J. Robinson …, 1786.

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[more information about this book from the library catalog]
Swedish botanist Anders Sparrman went to the Cape in 1772 to document plant life. His book includes both botanical data and his observations of the Khoikhoi, a tribal group of herdsmen. (Europeans widely referred to the Khoikhoi as Hottentots, a term now considered demeaning.)
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