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A fat complacent Briton sits on a stool while a Zulu man writes "Despise not your enemy" on a blackboard. Wood engraving by Swain after J. Tenniel, 1879.

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914.
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[1879]

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Credit: A fat complacent Briton sits on a stool while a Zulu man writes "Despise not your enemy" on a blackboard. Wood engraving by Swain after J. Tenniel, 1879. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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In the Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879, a British force had been defeated by the Zulu army

Lettering

A lesson. Despise not your enemy. Swain sc. JT

Publication/Creation

[London] : [1879]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32995i

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  • English


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