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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Matthew Nathan (3 January 1862 – 18 April 1939) was a British soldier and colonial administrator, who variously served as the Governor of Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Natal, and Queensland. He served as Governor of Natal from 1907-1909. 

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A rather pathetic letter written to Captain Smith by nine well-known Port Natal settlers imprisoned at Pietermaritzburg by the Boers. Although they assure Smith that they are being treated with great kindness, it emerges a few lines later that they are in the stocks.

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Isandlwana

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Natal Native Contigent

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John Bird

John Clark Collection

19 January 1959: Time heals. Eight years have passed since the battle of Isandlwana. In this picture, taken yesterday on the anniversary of the battle, two people, descendants of people from opposite camps, talk not of the hatred but the glories and heroism of that day.

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General Redvers Buller

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Gold mine adit

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Sir John Robinson (17 March 1839 – 5 November 1903), born in England, was a journalist and politician. He was the first prime minister of Natal (now part of the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa)

 

John Clark Collection
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Refugee Zulus serving under General Wood

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British troops at Durban docks preparing to leave for the front line in open trucks. Durban docks.

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Durban harbour official

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A scarce picture of Cato's Creek, now filled in and built over. It was used for the building, repair, and overhaul of small sailing ships. The name remains as Cato Street to show its former location

John Clark Collection
John Clark Collection

The Poor Child's Nurse

John Clark Collection

Civilians suffered heavily during the siege. Among them was a volunteer medico, Dr. Stark, who was billeted in the Royal Hotel. He was killed by a shell which exploded on the pavement outside. It had been fired from a 'Long Tom' dug in on Pepworth Hill five miles away.

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Bambata Rebellion: An indaba between the old chief Sigananda of the Nkandla area and some military officers. The second figure from the right is Colonel Duncan McKenzie, commanding officer of the Natal forces.

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