Deutsch: Sechèli, Häuptling der Ba-kuéna Ntsweng, Botswana (Bechuanaland). English: Sechele, chief of the Kwena tribe of Botswana and early Christian missionary. According to Keith Dietrich and Andrew Bank in An eloquent picture gallery : the South African portrait photographs of Gustav Theodor Fritsch, 1863 - 1865 (2008): 'Sechele was happy to be photographed and dressed himself for the occasion in a black ‘dress’ with a colourful silk cravat, ‘fez’, ‘mackintosh’ and riding boots, which, Fritsch noted, he wore on Sundays when he preached. Fritsch gave Sechele an albumen print of his portrait
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