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Resident court at Kgama's Kgotla, Serowe, Bech'd Protc, 1910 - 1911

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/71

Scope and Contents

86 x 86 mm. Showing a large group of Africans seated in the open square at Serowe for a 'Kgotla', or formal meeting of the village called by the headman. The figure addressing the meeting this meeting is probably Khama or (Kgama) III (circa 1830/7-1923), Chief of the Ngwato (Bamangwato from 1875 until his death. The figure is too far away to be identified with certainty.

Dates

  • 1910 - 1911

Creator

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight overall fading.

Related Materials

Another view of this man is at Y3052A/144.

General

PJ.

Originator(s)

Moseley, G B, fl 1910, Sub-Inspector of Police

Finding aid date

2002-10-25 09:45:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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