Archival Photos of Swaziland

1879 - 1968

By Forrester & Cowie

This delightful volume showcases many rare photos never published before from private collections. The text is a light, running commentary on what was happening in the Kingdom at the time the images were captured.

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Retail price E450 per book - for orders of 5 or more copies E425 per book and for orders of 10 or more E400 per book.
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Pinting Specs: 114 Pages, 30cm x 30cm, Soft Cover, High Quality, Full Colour

The below photos are a selection of photos from the book.

Chess with Living Pieces

DCs Office Bremersdorp

Catholic Outstation Service, 1920s

Ngwenyama Sobhuza II and his London Delegation

First Cabinet 1967

House of Assembly 1967

Early Motoring

Government Portrait

Havelock Mine

General Mbovane Fakudze, 1880s

Princess Hlekamanzi, 1920s

The battle of Mashadza

Ngwenyama Sobhuza's Great Hut

Ox Wagon

Crossing Rivers

Mrs Rowberry & laMasuku, King Sobhuza's wife

Mobile Missionaries

S B Williams

Marijuana Smokers

Ngwenyama Sobhuza II at dance

Royal Family

Ngwenyama Sobhuza II at installation, 1921

19th Century Swazi Warrior

King Sobhuza II in London

King Sobhuza and Associates in London

King Sobhuza and Sir Francis Loyd

WWII Settler Soldiers

WWII Swazi Soldiers

Tax Camp at Kubuta

Thorburn's Steam launch on Usutu

Trading Store in Bremersdorp

Traditional Dress Variations


Von Wissel and his Boat

Young Swazi Warrior

Christmas Car

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