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Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Defending the hospital against the Zulu attack

Background imageZulu Collection: ZULU WAR 1880

ZULU WAR 1880
Privates Flawn and Fitzpatrick each win a Victoria Cross during an attack on Sekukunis town

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Lieutenant-Colonel Russell and his men arrive at the garrison to find that Bromhead, Chard and their men have held out against a massive Zulu attack the previous day

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Chard and Bromhead with their men, the morning after the Zulu attack had been withstood

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)

The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)
After the Battle of Isadhlwana. A description by Lieutenant Crealock reads, Day waned and the night hung over the hill, when we reached the last ridge, beyond which lay what had been our camp

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu war. Lord Chelmsfords retreat from Isandhlwana the

The Zulu war. Lord Chelmsfords retreat from Isandhlwana the
Lord Chelmsford surveying the damage after the Battle of Isandlwana. The battlefield strewn with corpses is in the foreground, Isandhlawana Hill is in the distance, as are the Zulu impi (warriors)

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Soldiers and natives fighting

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu Wars. Zulu method of advancing to the attack

The Zulu Wars. Zulu method of advancing to the attack
Large war party of Zulus with shields and spears held in front of them, including one with a rifle, running into battle

Background imageZulu Collection: Colonel Redvers Buller at Inhlobane, Zulu War, 1879

Colonel Redvers Buller at Inhlobane, Zulu War, 1879
Illustration showing Colonel (later General) Sir Redvers Henry Buller (1839-1908) (centre, on horse) rescuing Captain D Arcy during a skirmish with Zulu warriors on Inhlobane Mountain, 1879

Background imageZulu Collection: Cartoon / Zulu War / Punch

Cartoon / Zulu War / Punch
A LESSON Punch comment on the British defeat; the lesson - despise not your enemy

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Britannia 1879

Zulu War Britannia 1879
British Imperialism symbolically represented at the time of the Zulu War

Background imageZulu Collection: Pietermaritzburg seen from Worlds View

Pietermaritzburg seen from Worlds View
The view from Worlds View, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu / Surrender 1879

Zulu / Surrender 1879
The end of the Zulu War - the surrender of native chiefs to Sir G. Wolseley. They sit together on the plains and hold a peace conference

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Melvill and Coghill try to cut through Zulu lines

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu war. Sir Garnet Wolseleys camp at Ulundi. Zulus co

The Zulu war. Sir Garnet Wolseleys camp at Ulundi. Zulus co
Following the Zulu defeat at Ulundi, Zulu capital and place of their ancestors, Garnet Wolseley took command of the British army from Lord Chelmsford

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu War Rorkes Drift

Zulu War Rorkes Drift
RORKEs DRIFT Chard and Bromhead with their men, the morning after the Zulu attack

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu Warrior

Zulu Warrior
An old Zulu warrior, (full length photograph) in native costume, holding a baton, spear and shield, Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Natal, South Africa. Date: 2004

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu warrior on a Victorian scrap

Zulu warrior on a Victorian scrap. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageZulu Collection: South Africa (XIX). Zulu Kingdom (1883). Restoration

South Africa (XIX). Zulu Kingdom (1883). Restoration Cettewayo, king of the Zulus. Cetewayo attends the ceremony indaba conference to meet the Induna (Zulu and Xhosa leaders)

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu Warriors - Southern Africa

Zulu Warriors - Southern Africa. Note the western-style belts incorporated into traditional body adornments. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu war. At Bay. The Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana), Janua

Zulu war. At Bay. The Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana), Janua
The last order we heard given was Fix bayonets, men, and die like English soldiers do, and so they did. Extract from a letter from a survivor

Background imageZulu Collection: ZULU WAR 1879

ZULU WAR 1879
Colour Sergeant Booth of the 80th Regiment wins a Victoria Cross at Intombi River

Background imageZulu Collection: Cetewayo (Cetshwayo), King of the Zulus, in captivity

Cetewayo (Cetshwayo), King of the Zulus, in captivity
Photograph of King Cetshwayo, taken after he was captured at the end of the Zulu wars

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu Dance / Large group

Zulu Dance / Large group
A large and spectacular group of Zulu dancers

Background imageZulu Collection: The end of the Zulu wars

The end of the Zulu wars
Mounted Infantry skirmishing with Zulus in a sketch by an ILN special artist. British troops wearing pith helmets and carrying rifles showing British soldiers on the higher ground

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu war. Rorkes Drift, near the scene of the recent co

The Zulu war. Rorkes Drift, near the scene of the recent co
From a sketch by Major North Crealock, 95th Regiment, Assistant Military Secretary. Panoramic scene of the undulating country on the Zululand/ Natal border

Background imageZulu Collection: Britannia and Cetewayo

Britannia and Cetewayo
Retribution : Britannia seizes the Zulu chief Cetewayo round the neck, in a landscape dominated by the dead bodies of both British soldiers and Zulus

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu wars. Dabulamanzi, brother of King Cetewayo (Cetshw

The Zulu wars. Dabulamanzi, brother of King Cetewayo (Cetshw
Portrait of Dabulamanzi, with Zulu warriors behind him. Dabulamanzi was the leader of the Zulu army in their most famous victory against the British at Isandhlawana

Background imageZulu Collection: Cetewayo / Zulu / Stereo Cdv

Cetewayo / Zulu / Stereo Cdv
CETEWAYO or CETSHWAYO Zulu king (1873-79) photographed during his visit to Britain

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu war. Residence of Bishop Colenso at Bishopstowe

The Zulu war. Residence of Bishop Colenso at Bishopstowe
Bishop John William Colenso, originally from Cornwall, rocked the establishment by his support for the native Zulus when their lands were threatened by Britain and the Boers

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu war. St Peters, Bishop Colensos church at Pietermaritz

Zulu war. St Peters, Bishop Colensos church at Pietermaritz
John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal, rocked the establishment with his radical theological views and his support for the Zulu tribes

Background imageZulu Collection: The Zulu war. Fort Bengough. Church Parade of officers and n

The Zulu war. Fort Bengough. Church Parade of officers and n
British army ranks were substantially swelled by the NNC during the Zulu wars; their local knowledge of terrain and languages were invaluable

Background imageZulu Collection: The relief at Ekowe

The relief at Ekowe
Lord Chelmsford(1827-1905) riding out to meet Colonel E.K Pearson(1834-1909) about a mile from Fort Ekowe, with troops following

Background imageZulu Collection: Colonel E. K Pearson

Colonel E. K Pearson
COLONEL CHARLES KNIGHT PEARSON He distinguished himself during the Zulu War, and was made a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George in 1879

Background imageZulu Collection: South Africans

South Africans
(L) Natives of Senegambia : (centre) Zulu in visiting dress, Zulu dancing girl, Zulu warrior in dancing costume : (R) Bechuana woman

Background imageZulu Collection: Khoikhoi man and woman, South Africa, 1818

Khoikhoi man and woman, South Africa, 1818. They wear animal skins and woven skirts and stand in front of huts covered in animal hides

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu Maid showing traditional beadwork and scarification

Zulu Maid showing traditional beadwork and scarification Date: circa 1920s

Background imageZulu Collection: Southern Africa - Zulu Chieftain with his many wives

Southern Africa - Zulu Chieftain with his many wives. The practice of having several wives indicates a mans social standing, wealth and virility

Background imageZulu Collection: Africa Zulu Girl pre-1900

Africa Zulu Girl pre-1900

Background imageZulu Collection: Africa Zulu children playing pre-1900

Africa Zulu children playing pre-1900

Background imageZulu Collection: Africa Intombi Zulus pre-1900

Africa Intombi Zulus pre-1900

Background imageZulu Collection: Africa Zulu trophy shield pre-1900

Africa Zulu trophy shield pre-1900

Background imageZulu Collection: Africa Zulu Men pre-1900

Africa Zulu Men pre-1900

Background imageZulu Collection: Africa Zulu Kraal near Amajuba Hill pre-1900

Africa Zulu Kraal near Amajuba Hill pre-1900

Background imageZulu Collection: A Zulu Warrior, Victorian period

A Zulu Warrior, Victorian period

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu warrior, Africa

Zulu warrior, Africa

Background imageZulu Collection: Zulu at the British Empire Exhibition, Wembley

Zulu at the British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, London in 1924

Background imageZulu Collection: Nigel, A Zulu

Nigel, A Zulu
A portrait oil painting of Nigel, a muscular Zulu man, wearing a black and white striped wrap which reveals a bare shoulder and half torso



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