Swaziland Digital Archives: Decades: pre-1880's

About pre-1880

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1860
Prince Mbilini
Photographer: Unknown
Source: National Archives

Photo No. 57


First photo of a Swazi - circa 1860. Prince Mbilini (centre) was the heir to King Mswati II. After extensive in-fighting after Mswati's death he fled to South Africa, first to the Boers, later to the Zulus. Here he is in Zulu regalia. He died in exile.

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