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Kafir hut, Zululand [historic title], 1884-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/59

Scope and Contents

197 x 136 mm. Showing a middle-aged man, two young Zulu warriors and a child posed in front of a Zulu house. The middle-aged man is Dabulamanzi, commander of the Undi Corps at the Battle of Isandhlwane and the action at Rorke's Drift on January 22, 1897.


  • Creation: 1884-06


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but some fading and yellowing in from edges.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1737.

Related Materials

For a similar photograph of a small group - which includes Dabulamanzi - posing in front of a hut, see Y305K/69.



Finding aid date

2004-09-01 11:11:45+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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