And how did she end up the talk of Europe? Hendrik Cesar may have been a free man—one who could afford household help, at that—but he was still a black man in colonial Africa.
Niche apparel has become common as people are getting more particular about every element of their lifestyle.
For the next two years, Baartman enjoyed a life of relative obscurity, only to return to showbiz with a much-publicized move to Paris in 1814.
It bestows the highest honor and the name is a privilege to be called.