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The South Africa Campaign, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058B

Scope and Contents

A memorial volume, compiled by J.P. MacKinnon and Sydney Shadbolt, containing sixty-one Woodbury types of head and shoulders portraits (mainly in uniform) of officers killed during the Zulu War. The oval prints, taken by a variety of photographers, measure 91 x 113 mm.


  • Creation: 1879

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61 item(s) (61 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 182-183.

Related Materials

A similar volume was later issued to commemorate the dead of the Second Afghan War, see Y302919A.


This collection level description was entered by WS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


J.P. MacKinnon, Sydney Shadbolt

Includes index.
2006-10-04 12:35:28+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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