Historians have stated that this therefore casts great doubt on the veracity and independence of the statement that Baartman then made. Subscription or UK public library membership required. She lived in Cape Town for at least two years working in households as a washerwoman and a nursemaid, first for Peter Cesars, then in the house of a Dutch man in Cape Town. Her first name is the Cape Dutch form for "Sarah" which marked her as a colonialist's servant. The second, by the Secretary of the African Association, described the degrading conditions under which she was exhibited and also gave evidence of coercion. The skeleton was removed in , and the body cast in Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press: 1—
River. Age: 31.
The publicity given by the court case increased Baartman's popularity as an exhibit.
Kayla. Age: 23.
A Body That Does Not Compare: How White Men Define Black Female Beauty in the Era of Colorblindness
Green created a specific viewing arrangement to investigate the European perception of the black female body as "exotic", "bizarre" and "monstrous". She lived in the occupation of a Cook at the Cape of Good Hope. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Saartjie Baartman.