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Zululand (region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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Melvill's and Coghill's Grave, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/39
Scope and Contents 203 x 136 mm. Showing the stone cross erected among cluster of rocks with three Zulus and a horse standing near the grave. The inscription reads: 'In memory of Lt. And Adjt. Teignmouth Melvill and Lt. Nevill J.A. Coghill 1 Batt 24th Regiment who died on this spot 22nd Jany 1879 to save the Queen's color of their Regiment.' Melvill had retained the colours during the battle of Isandhlwana and had managed to reach the Buffalo River with them, but here he lost his horse and was dragged on to...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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Melvill's and Coghill's grave, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/41
Scope and Contents

207 x 138 mm. A view from the hillside looking down on the grave, with the Buffalo River visible in the valley. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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'members of the Newcastle Mounted Rifles, May, 1879', 1960 - 1980

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/5
Scope and Contents

95 x 55 mm. Group portrait of members of the Newcastle Mounted Rifles, taken at Fort Pine, Zululand. The figures in the group are H. Simpson, K. Osborne, J.O. Player, W. Napier and J. Grant. The photographer is unknown, but the caption below the photograph reads 'Photograph given by Mr. H.C. Player, Empangeni'.

Dates: 1960 - 1980
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[Memorial to the Prince Imperial], 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/40
Scope and Contents 137 x 205 mm. Showing the stone cross erected in 1880 by the Empress Eugenie on Queen Victoria's behalf at Ityotyosi. The inscription reads 'This cross is erected by Queen Victoria in affectionate remembrance of Napoleon Eugene Louis Jean Joseph Prince Imperial, to mark the spot where, while assisting in a reconnaissance with the British troops, on the 1st June 1879, he was attacked by a party of Zulus, and fell with his face to the foe.' The Prince Imperial, son of Napoleon III and the...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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Mixed expressions [3 children], 1939 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/7
Dates: 1939 - 1945
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Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal] Native Contingent, 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/31
Scope and Contents 200 x 137 mm. Showing members of the Natal Native Contingent on parade under the command of an European officer. Donald R. Morris (1966) identified this company as part of Captain Barton's 4th Battalion (originally 2nd Regiment, 1st Battalion before Chelmsford's reorganisation). As the preparations for the war advanced and the imperial forces received no reinforcements from Sir Michael Hicks Beach, it was realised that, in spite of superior firepower, the Zulus outnumbered European forces...
Dates: 1879
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Native chief with his wives and piccanninies, 1939 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/2
Dates: 1939 - 1945
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Native Kraal, Zululand, 1939 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/1
Dates: 1939 - 1945
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Native warriors, 1939 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/12
Dates: 1939 - 1945
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Papers of James Dick relating to Southern Africa

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 193
Dates: 1905 - 1915
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Papers on South Africa, 1971 - 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 220/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, articles and other papers, including material concerning Zululand and Mrs Robinson's 1981 visit to Lesotho.

Dates: 1971 - 1981
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Photograph of Zululand Women's Institute representatives 1976, 1976

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305S/49
Scope and Contents

207 x 152 mm. Glossy print by Camera Craft, Pietermaritzburg. The photograph has been signed on the back by those present.

Dates: 1976
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Photographs, 1964 - 1976

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 220/1
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs of Basutoland (now Lesotho) and Zululand taken or collected by Wren Robinson while engaged in educational and welfare work. Most have handwritten captions by Mrs Robinson either underneath or on the back.

Dates: 1964 - 1976
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[Photographs of the peoples of southern Africa]

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O
Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Rebecca at the well, 1939 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/6
Dates: 1939 - 1945
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Redwood Natal [i.e. Province of KwaZulu-Natal] and Zululand Album 1879-80

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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Rorke's Drift from Zululand, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/36
Scope and Contents

195 x 134 mm. A view looking across the Buffalo River from Zululand into Natal with the road from Isandhlwana to Helpmakaar crossing the drift at the left of the print.

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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Rorke's House, Rorke's Drift, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/35
Scope and Contents 208 x 131 mm. Showing the storehouse at Rorke's Drift which became the final stronghold after the hospital had been abandoned. Originally built by Jim Rorke, at the time of the campaign the buildings were occupied by a Swedish Missionary Otto Witt and his wife and child (Witt and his family had left, separately shortly before the Zulu attack), the storehouse seen here being his chapel and the hospital his living quarters. This week was taken some weeks after the fight, the solid,...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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Rorke's House, Rorke's Drift, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/37
Scope and Contents

209 x 139 mm. A view from the Oskarberg Terraces looking northwest down onto the storehouse at Rorke's Drift with the foundations of the destroyed hospital buildings at the left. It was on the Oskarberg Terraces that the Zulus placed most of their available firepower, pinning down the defenders while their main body attacked the hospital and storehouse. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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School feeding and teaching thro' Zulu Home-Maker Clubs, 1975 - 1976

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305S/24-48
Scope and Contents

A small album containing black and white and colour photographs. The cover of the album is annotated: 'Photos show School-Feeding and Teaching thro' Zulu 'Home-Maker Clubs' holding courses in Nutrition and Cooking at KwaNzimela Centre, KwaMagwaza Mission, Melmoth, Zululand. 1975-1976. These Zenzele Clubs have been assisted by Goodwill Convenors of Zululand Women's Institutes and money from F.F.H. Committee. Photos by Wren'.

Dates: 1975 - 1976
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Spot where Prince Imperial fell, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/38
Scope and Contents

196 x 135 mm. Showing the temporary wooden cross erected to mark the spot where Prince Louis Napoleon died in June 1879. The inscription reads: 'In Memoriam Louis Napoleon Prince Imperial of France who fell near this spot 1 June 1879. Erected by the Royal Scots Fusiliers.'

Dates: 1879 - 1880
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Studies [of Zulus]

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G
Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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
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Zululand - graves of Coghill and Melville, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/26
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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Zululand - Isandhlwana, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/23
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA' and also has the number '19' etched into the left hand corner.

Dates: 1880
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