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South Africa--Caney, B.W., and others?
A COLLECTION OF SIXTEEN PHOTOGRAPHS. [C.1879, AND LATER]
16 photographs on 13 mounts, mostly albumen prints (from 100 x 145mm. to 155 x 202mm., or the reverse), mounted on thick card, recto only, some mounts with "B.W. Caney, Photo, Durban" on mounts, all captioned in English on mounts, minor fading, some soiling to mounts
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The collection includes natives and views from Natal, Zululand and Transvaal, and scenes from the Zulu War.

Benjamin William Caney (1842-1918) was an owner of a jewellery shop in Durban, South Africa. He was an prolific photographer of Zulu in Natal and Zululand, and worked mostly at the end of the 19th-century.

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