Portraits of Chief Khama [III], his family, jubilee, funeral, and memorial

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Portraits of Khama from c.1895 to c.1922, including one with [William] Willoughby's youngest son, c.1900. 6 prints of Khama's jubilee celebrations, 1911, including him greeting the deputation, the congregation in the Kgotla, the mounted regiment, and the Maphacwa Regiment singing a hymn. Khama and family members including [John] Ratshosha, Gorewang, Semane, Sekgoma Khama, Tebogo, Ma-Bessie, daughter ?Bessie, and Seretse Khama. Khama's funeral (1923) and memorial unveiling by the Prince of Wales [later Edward VIII and the Duke of Windsor, accompanied by Richard Haydon Lewis] (1925). Rev. [George] Parker and Mrs [Beatrice] Parker [nee Beatrice Pochin] at Semane's grave. Also includes: a bushman named "?Klikko" with a bow and arrow; cuttings on Khama's death including from The Graphic; Khama memorial plaque; "Khama at opening of Serowe Church?"; letter from Edith Small to Miss Lamplough (February 1923); facsimile of a letter from Sekgoma to [Francis] Hawkins (March 1923); 9 frames from moving film of Khama's funeral. Photographs received from individuals, etc. including: A B Blomfeld and Russell and Sons [England], Neville Jones, ?H W Peet, [William] Ellerton Fry, [James] Burns, ?[Victor Barradale,] [Alfred] Haile, [and ?Arthur Chirgwin].

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Duplicates (often multiple) of several of the Khama portraits. Several of the photographs printed in The Chronicle, May 1911, November 1922, and April 1923.

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