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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


'Zulu Caffir & Woman'; Zulu warrior and woman

1892 copy after an original of 14 Jun 1853

Carbon print | 11.2 x 8.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2905924

Photograph of a full length portrait of a Zulu warrior Chief who is standing and facing the viewer with a spear in his right hand. He wears furs and part of a leopard skin, and feathers on his head. On the right is seated a female Zulu (possibly his wife). By the feet of the Chief are a bowl and pot with a shield in the background.

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)


  • 11.2 x 8.5 cm (image)

  • 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