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Cetshwayo ka Mpande, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058F/2
Scope and Contents 96 x 142 mm. A head and shoulders portrait by Alexander Bassano of 25 Old Bond Street, showing Cetshwayo dressed in European clothes; a photograph taken during his visit to England in 1882. Cetshwayo (c. 1826-1884) was a son of Mpanda and a nephew of Shaka. As a commander he had distinguished himself during the Zulu campaign against the Swazis in 1853-54 and after struggles with his relatives became the de facto King of Zululand from around 1857, although he did not formally accede to the...
Dates: 1882
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