"Heidnische Kafferfrauen reiben Farbe zum Einschmieren des Körpers." ("Heathen Kaffir women grinding paint for smearing the body [with it]."). The picture shows two young women of African origin, their faces partly painted white. On the left an old African woman. All three wear cloths wrapped around their heads and blankets. The old woman sits on a grass mat. The woman on the right wears many metal rings around her arms, especially her right one. She holds a stone in her right hand ready to grind the paint. The women sit in front of a hut. Behind the hut on the right a European woman. Imprinted on the image: "Kaffermädchen farbereibend. S.-Afrika West. No. 653." ("Kaffir girls grinding paint. S[outh] Africa. West. No. 642.").; The photo was taken in the Western part of South Africa.