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Link to larger image of RCS Y305J/75
Classmark: RCS Y305J/75
Originator: Dugmore, A, fl 1870-1900, photographer
Title: Boating on the Orange River, Aliwal North
Description: Showing a rowing boat and a small sailing dinghy on the Orange River near Aliwal North.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y305J/160.
Classmark: RCS Y305J/160.
Originator: Unknown
Title: Tembu dance
Description: Showing a dancer carrying a heavily knobbed stick with a group of women in the background clapping time...
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Link to larger image of RCS Marnham V/9
Classmark: RCS Marnham V/9
Originator: Marnham, John Ewart, 1916-1985
Title: Mine dancing
Description: Showing a group of men in elaborate costumes dancing.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y30446F/14
Classmark: RCS Y30446F/14
Originator: Alldridge, Thomas Joshua, 1847-1916
Title: Beating the Sangboi or tom-tom, national musical instrument for men throughout Mendi country, W.C. Africa
Description: Showing a group of Mendi drummers with villagers standing behind...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y30446F/28
Classmark: RCS Y30446F/28
Originator: Alldridge, Thomas Joshua, 1847-1916
Title: The Behlanjeh, the national musical instrument of the Mandingos
Description: Showing two Mandingo or Mandinka men, a Mohammedan group in West Africa...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y30469F/342
Classmark: RCS Y30469F/342
Originator: Westgate, Thomas Buchanan Reginald, fl 1899-1936, missionary
Title: Wagogo boys playing 'chameleon', c.1919
Description: Showing two pairs of boys playing the game ...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y30469F/343
Classmark: RCS Y30469F/343
Originator: Westgate, Thomas Buchanan Reginald, fl 1899-1936, missionary
Title: Wagogo boys playing 'giraffe', c.1919
Description: Showing a group of boys playing 'giraffe'...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y305F/2
Classmark: RCS Y305F/2
Originator: Melvill, Edward H V, fl 1879-1899, government surveyor
Title: Steward's Handicap, Xmas meeting 1898, Johannesburg, S.A.R.
Description: Showing spectators at the finishing post watching the closing stages of the Steward's Handicap...
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