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Umvoti [i.e. Mvoti] Drift, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/21

Scope and Contents

203 x 113 mm. Showing a large span of oxen drawing a wagon across the drift on the Mvoti River. The Mvoti, which flows into the Indian Ocean south-east of Stanger in southern Zululand, crosses the Pietermaritzburg-Greytown road between Hermansburg Road and Seven Oaks; this is probably the location of this photograph. The print is signed 'Caney'.


  • 1879 - 1880


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight overall yellowing.




Caney, B, W, fl 1880-1889, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-10-01 10:54:52+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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