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View at Montisoas Kraal, Mafeking, 1890-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/9

Scope and Contents

Original print and modern copy. A view looking towards the thatched huts of Montshiwa’s Kraal, surrounded by a stone perimeter. A group of African boys stand in the foreground. Montshiwa (c. 1814-1896) was Chief of the Ratshidi branch of the Rolong people. He made his capital at Mafeking when he succeeded his father in 1849.


  • Creation: 1890-05


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1 photographic print(s) : photograph


Original print 197 x 146 mm. and modern copy 205 x 129 mm.

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