|A group of young women initiates, Lesotho||
Handwritten label on page (possibly written by archivist who sorted the collection): "Sotho girl initiates"
|Eight young men at an initiation ceremony, possibly the Abakhwetha Ceremony in the Eastern Cape||
Notes on the back of the photograph (probably by the archivist who sorted the collection):
"Donated by Mr. M.E. Elton Mills"
|Young women initiates||
Description: The photograph depicts twelve young women standing in a row outdoors, against a mountainous backdrop. Each of the women is holding a stick in the air. The women are wrapped in cloth, and are painted with a white mixture