oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Hloma Mathonsi, the Zulu blacksmith: a record by the Reverend H.F.O. Dedekind in 1929

Volume 27, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



The missionary Rev. H. F. O. Dedekind visited and photographed a Zulu smith in 1929 in the Mzinyathi (Buffalo) River valley of Natal. The account of this visit contains information of both historical and ethnographic interest, including some unique observations on local smithing.

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