The White Queen

Margaret Bourke-White1950-04

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Bamangwato tribal chief Seretse Khama w. his white British wife Ruth, in his new Chevrolet, saying goodbye while his sister Oratile sadly looks in, on his way to the airport for a flight to London to answers to British Commonwealth officials.

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  • Title: The White Queen
  • Date: 1950-04
  • Location: Serowe, Botswana
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Bamangwato Royal Family, Travelers, Bamangwato Royal Family, Seretse Khama, Seretse Khama-Family, Race Prejudice, Great Britain, Farewells, By Auto, Botswana, Vintage Print, Miscegenation, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735676
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.