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History of South Africa

This gallery gives an overview of some of the South African history pictures available on Africa Media Online. We represent numerous historical archives and museums including Albany Museum, Baileys African History Archive, Cory Library, International Library of African Music, Iziko Museums, South Photographs and The Piper Collection totaling tens of thousands of historical images from South Africa and the rest of Africa. Please do specific keyword searches to find other historical images not found in these galleries.

We have also created a timeline of South African history photo galleries that gives more detail of each historical period.

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"History of South Africa"

Capt. Henry Butler Watercolour 17,2 x 25,4cm  Willi
Lt.  William Vernon Guise Watercolour 14 x 22,9cm
Map of Algoa Bay with the following inscription: Pl
Photograph of a water colour by L. Russel, showing
Lt.  William Vernon Guise Watercolour 17,3 x 26,1cm
John Thomas Baines (1820-1875) Hand-coloured  Tinte
Lt.  William Vernon Guise Watercolour 17,1 x 26,1cm
Photograph of a portrait.
Showing Sarhili [Kreli] wrapped in a blanket and a
Photograph showing Sarhili at an advanced age, afte
Photograph by Rev. J. W. Househam
John Thomas Baines (1820-1875) Hand-coloured  Tinte
Showing traditional Xhosa life.
Photograph showing Xhosa young girls wearing tradit
Photograph showing young Xhosa men dancing the Ndud
George French Angas (1822-1886)  Hand-coloured  Lit
Portrait of Makana (?- 1820) (Makhanda/Nxele)Xhosa
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Coloured  Lithograph Iziko Social History Collectio
Capt. Arthur Dillon Coloured aquatint  engraved by
Unknown  Watercolour  42 x 61 cm,  William Fehr Col
Accompanied his master Dick King on his famous ride
Zulu chief - Zulu man with \
Zulu woman prapring beer at Chief Nkatini Zulu , Zu
Chief Mhlolutini (central) leading his people in th
Photograph showing young teenage Gcaleka and Mfengu
Charles Davidson Bell (1813-1882)  Watercolour 21,2
Lt.  William Vernon Guise Wash drawing 14 x 23cm  W
ANDRIES PRETORIUS,THE HERO OF BLOOD RIVER.\
Blood River monument
THE LANTERNS OF THE OX WAGON MONUMENT NEAR VRYHEID
GW2035, South Africa, Natal, 1990's: Day of the Vow
THE VOORTREKKER LAAGER OF 57 WAGONS HAS BEEN RECONS
Maj. Johann Christoph Ludwig Alberti (1768-1812) Ha
Originally the Kat River Settlement location of Jan
Bokwe (Bhokhwe) a Xhosa Presbyterian minister, jour
Showing, as numbered on the photograph: 1. James, S
Photograph of original which is framed and mounted.
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