[Utimuni Nephew of Chaka.]
[London: Published by J. Hogarth, 5 Haymarket, 1849.]
Tinted lithograph, proof before title? Printed area 390 x 295mm (15¼ x 11½"). Faint mount burn.
The most striking portrait of a Zulu warrior, published in Angas's 'The Kafirs Illustrated'. A nephew of the legendary Zulu king Shaka, he commanded a regiment during the Ndwandwe–Zulu War (1817-9). Abbey writes 'Title on plate surface', which is not the case here. The title and inscriptions given here are taken from Abbey's listing.
Abbey Travel: 339.
[Ref: 30150] £450.00