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Khama’s huts, Palagye, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/144
Scope and Contents Showing a group of Africans and an unidentified European (also seen in Y3052A/146 and possibly connected with the telegraph service) standing in front of two of Chief Khama’s (or Kgama) thatched huts which are enclosed by decorated mud walls. Khama (c. 1830-1923) became a Christian in 1850 and Chief in 1875. He settled at Shoshong where for many years he worked with James Davidson Hepburn the LMS missionary (see Y3052A/147). He moved his capital to Palapye in 1889 and this accounts for the...
Dates: 1890
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