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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Nicolaas Henneman (1813-98)

'Zulu Chief and woman and one of the Zulu's called "the Doctor"' 1892 copy after an original of 14 Jun 1853

Carbon print | 9.2 x 10.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2905923

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of two Zulu men, one of which is a Chief, and a Zulu woman. On the left kneels a man waving a large palm leaf over the head of the centrally seated man, the Chief, who faces three-quarters left, holding a spear in his right hand. On the right stands a woman, also facing three-quarters left. A pot and a bowl stand on the ground on the right of the photograph.

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)

  • 9.2 x 10.4 cm (image)

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Biological sciences
        • Anthropology, Nationality & People
          • Zulus
            • Zulu warriors
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Spears