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New Kaffir Exhibition

Source: The Illustrated London News, May 7, 1853, p. 357

The St. George's Gallery, Hyde-park-corner, formerly used as the Great Chinese Exhibition, has been taken by Mr. Caldecott, a merchant, of Port Natal, for the purpose of presenting an exhibition of remarkable interest, consisting of a family of native Zulu Kaffirs—eleven men, a female, and a child. It is intended to represent the domestic manners, hunting the tiger, war-dances, superstitions, witch-finding, &c., of this wild and savage race; and Mr. C. Marshall (the artist of her Majesty's Theatre) is occupied in preparing a number of striking scenes.