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Africa (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20096 Collections and/or Records:

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Zulu married women, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/39
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. The caption continues: 'Two of Chief Masakeni's wives, wearing heavily beaded headdresses, necklaces, fine black cloth garments and girdles - suitable dress to visit the towns where the body must be covered, by law. The bracelet is modern, leather studded with buttons'.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu member of the Mgeni tribe awaiting the arrival of the Chief Native Commissioner , 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/41
Scope and Contents

150 x 208 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu men of the Mgeni tribe doing a war dance, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/44
Scope and Contents

204 x 141 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu men showing their gala head dress of feathers and skins, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/48
Scope and Contents

77 x 123 mm. The caption continues 'The long black plumes are from the Sakubula. Near Inanda, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal]'.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu men showing their gala head dress of feathers and skins, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/49
Scope and Contents

77 x 121 mm. The caption continues: ' Near Inanda, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal]'.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu motherhood, Shongweni, Natal, 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/6
Dates: 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu policemen, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/166
Scope and Contents

156 x 206 mm. Showing two uniformed Zulus of the Natal police, carrying knobkerries in one hand and spears in the other.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu rickshaw driver, Durban, 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/509
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu rickshaw driver, Durban, 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/510
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of negatives, contact prints and enlargements. Mann travelled from London, which he left on 20 June 1935, via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons to South Africa, arriving in Johannesburg on 31 October. 1-516 are enlargements of Mann's photographs and 517-575 are photographic postcards, chiefly of the Sudan. In addition there is a box containing the original negatives 45 x 45 mm with contact prints, but these have...
Dates: Other: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu types, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/50
Scope and Contents

151 x 194 mm. The caption continues: 'These men are in gala dress, carrying the small dress shield, and using the feathers of birds, and skins. Near Inanda.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu war dance, 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/102
Scope and Contents

115 x 95 mm.

Dates: 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu war dance, 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/104
Scope and Contents

100 x 60 mm.

Dates: 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu war dance, 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/113
Scope and Contents

300 x 85 mm.

Dates: 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu warrior, Banganoma, Zululand, 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/4
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[? Zulu warriors], 1875 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/6
Scope and Contents

57 x 96 mm. Showing two young Africaans, probably Zulus, squatting beside the shafts of a wagon.

Dates: 1875 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Zulu warriors], 1875 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/4
Scope and Contents

57 x 95 mm. Showing two Zulu men standing in front of a thatched hut. Both men wear the 'isicoco', a headband signifying their married status.

Dates: 1875 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu warriors, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/25
Scope and Contents 132 x 177 mm. Showing two Zulu warriors dressed in war regalia and armed with shields and assegais. The two men, the one on the left wearing the 'isicoco' or circular headring denoting a married man, the younger one wearing feathered plumes, are members of a 'black' or relatively inexperienced regiment: this is denoted by their shields which are black with a white latticework supporting structure. As the regiment increased in war service so the shields became progressively whiter, until...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu wedding dance, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/45
Scope and Contents

200 x 149 mm. Showing a large group of Zulu maidens gathered in two rows facing one another to perform a wedding dance. The print itself is numbered '52', is unsigned but is probably by B. W. Caney.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu witchdoctor [historic title], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/31
Scope and Contents

153 x 204 mm. The caption continues: 'with vials of medicine round her neck; the typical strips of skin crossed over her body; carrying a switch, usually a tail.' The photographer is unknown. An identical photographer, with a slightly different description (Depicts a young Tonga woman with skin markings) appears in an album held by the Killie Campbell Africana Library under the reference: Album D10/001-255 Zulu Customs: Book 2 [BRN 309409].

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu Woman, 1901 - 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/25
Scope and Contents

75 x 95 mm. Professional photograph.

Dates: 1901 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu woman and child, 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/35
Scope and Contents 152 x 206 mm. The caption continues: 'visiting Durban from the Stanger district, wearing the married woman's special skirt of soft black skin, kilted, numerous necklaces, and beaded headdress on her finely plaited hair, rubbed with fat and clay. The children wear only a girdle and necklace of beads. 1948.' Although not credited in this album, an identical photograph by Mignon Herring is held in an album at the Killie Campbell Africana Library under the reference Album D10/001-255 Zulu...
Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu women grinding corn, 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468N/574
Scope and Contents

Showing two Zulu women grinding corn between stones.

Dates: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulu women on the road to Camperdown, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/43
Scope and Contents

105 x 153 mm. The caption continues:'the one on the left is married.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zulua woman working at her corn grinder, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/37
Scope and Contents

204 x 153 mm. The caption continues: 'The winnowing basket can be seen. She is gathering up her meal. The stone used for grinding is out of sight of camera.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Zululand - Fort Pearson, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/24
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).