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Kisch, Benjamin, 1842-1889 (photographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1842 - 1889

Biography

Benjamin Kisch was a commercial photographer active in South Africa. From 1872-83 he had a studio at Smith Street East, Durban. From 1884-87 he was based at Mercury Lane. Durban. After his death, his wife continued the business at 12 Mercury Lane until circa 1893 (Bensusan 1963, p.239).

Sources:

Bensusan, A.D. (1963), '19th century photographers in South Africa'. 'Africana notes and news'. Volume 15, number 6, pp.219-252.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Item

Rorke's Drift from Zululand, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/36
Scope and Contents

195 x 134 mm. A view looking across the Buffalo River from Zululand into Natal with the road from Isandhlwana to Helpmakaar crossing the drift at the left of the print.

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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