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Populated 1
Compressed File Size 2037760
Model Release MR-NON
Subcollections Reinhardt Hartzenberg
Property Release PR-NON
Keywords black and white image,horizontal,Northern Cape,Africa,South Africa,Orange River,Richtersveld,Gariep River,nomads,scenic,goats,dry,deserts,rocky,old woman,grandmother,indigenous people,
Browse_path african.pictures/The Media Bank/Reinhardt Hartzenberg
Credit Line Reinhardt Hartzenberg / Independent Photographers / african.pictures
Dpi 300
Orientation landscape
Media Type image
Ingestion_path african.pictures/The Media Bank/Reinhardt Hartzenberg
Description The nomadic people of the Richtersveld are indiginous to the area and earn a living from farming with goats and sheep. The water shortage in this arid region necessitates migration from one area in the National reserve to another, in order to ensure the necessary grazing for their herds. Grazing land in the reserve comes at a premium and is limited in some cases to rocky areas only, making their existence even more astonishing. The great Orange River that flows through the Richtersveld contrasts dramaticly with the dry rocky area that neighbours the river. This photograph was taken close to the Orange River where the Nomadic people and their animals recuperate before going out into the dry veld to graze. The subject is a grandmother watching over her grandson’s herd. The dry and rocky landscape of the Richtersveld can clearly be seen in the background.
Colour Components 3
Creation_date 2001-06-26T10:11:42
Pixel Size 2598 x 1949
Collections Independent Photographers
Province Richtersveld
Bit Depth 24
Branded_id APN121044
Royalty Free no
Media Id 45_210
Compressed_file_size 2037760
Model_release MR-NON
Property_release PR-NON
Credit_line Reinhardt Hartzenberg / Independent Photographers / african.pictures
Media_type image
Colour_components 3
Pixel_size 2598 x 1949
Bit_depth 24
Royalty_free no
Media_id 45_210