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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


A Zulu Warrior

1892 copy after an original of 14 Jun 1853

Carbon print | 8.9 x 11.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2905922

Photograph of a full length portrait of a female Zulu warrior lying on the ground, leaning on her left side and supporting herself on her shield with her left elbow. She faces three-quarters right and holds a spear in her left hand. 

The 1892 carbon copy print is adhered over the top of the original albumen print.
  • Creator(s)

    After Nicolaas Henneman (1813-98) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)


  • 8.9 x 11.3 cm (image)

  • [Historic Title] 'A Zulu Kaffir'

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Spears
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs