Ethnology, Kaffern, Xhosa- Bantu
"Kaffern" (Xhosa- Bantu)
The word "Kaffer" drives from the Arab word ãKafir" and means ãnon believer" with regard to Islam. It was uses derogatorily and is not used any more. Meant are Xhosa people, who belong to the Bantu.
Lithograph by J. Honegger from "Naturgeschichte und Abblidung des Menschen..." by Heinrich Rudolf Schinz. Zurich, 1845. (Native people of the world).
Page size: 36 x 26 cm (14.2 x 10.2")