Empty chairs await tribal leaders who refused to come to "Kgotla" council meeting summoned by the British High commissioner for South Africa to hear its decision to depose the tribe's hereditary chief Seretse Khama for taking a white womas as his queen.


  • Title: The White Queen
  • Date: 1950-04
  • Location: Serowe, Botswana
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Bamangwato Royal Family, Chairs, Mrs. Seretse Khama, Race Prejudice, Great Britain, Furniture, Botswana, Vintage Print, Miscegenation, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5602128
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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