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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


'Zulu Woman'

14 - 14 Jun 1853

Albumen print | 11.6 x 8.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2905926

Photograph of a full length portrait of a Zulu woman standing, facing three-quarters to the left. Her right hand is raised to a large pot that she balances on her head. In her left hand she holds an open bowl. She wears a headdress featuring a light colour band across her forehead, a bead necklace, a dark colour shirt and dark colour skirt.
  • Creator(s)

    Nicolaas Henneman (1813-98) (photographer)


  • 11.6 x 8.1 cm (image)

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • People
      • Children
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs