Mine Worker and His Wife (Xhosa husband & wife)


Image size: 20" wd. x 13.5" ht. 

A Xhosa mine worker and his wife, stand together upon the husbands annual return to his village in the Transkei. They routinely spent 11 months a year apart, with him working underground, like Millions of black South Africans, mining gold in mines near Johannesburg.