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The White Queen

Margaret Bourke-White1950-04

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Serowe women bearing gifts of food & water in containers on their heads to sustain their white queen Ruth while her husband Bamangwato chief Seretse Khama is in England defending his right to remain as head of his country.

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  • Title: The White Queen
  • Date: 1950-04
  • Location: Serowe, Botswana
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Bamangwato Royal Family, Mrs. Seretse Khama, Race Prejudice, Great Britain, Transport, By Head, Botswana, Vintage Print, Miscegenation, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735652
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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