"Zulu Girl"

Stewart & Schaefer, Cape Town


early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (14 × 8.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Place Made: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, in white ink, lower left: 92830; printed, in brown ink, lower center: Zulu Girl; printed, in brown ink, bottom left: Stewart & Schaefer, Cape Town Box No 1205; printed, in brown ink, on reverse, top center: UNION POSTALE UNIVERSELLE / POST CARD-CAPE OF GOOD HOPE / (CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCHE); printed, in brown ink, along right side, top to bottom: printed in Saxony; stamped, in brown ink, on reverse. right edge, midway: [double triangle insignia, with ST&[illegible]]

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 185, plate 49.


Alexandre Przopiorski, Lyon, France; sold to present collection, 2006.

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