Behind The Heads: Natural History, Empire and The Abel Chapman Collection. Part 1.

A rack of game trophies from the Chapman collection in the Great North Museum: Hancock resource centre.
An undated photograph of Abel Chapman hunting Hyena in British East Africa with two game trackers; Elmi Hasan and an unknown man.
Cattle dead from Rinderpest, South Africa 1896 (Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13338947)
An illustration from an 1881 edition of the Illustrated London News. Titled ‘The Boers’ Method of Fighting,’ it shows a Boer man firing a Wesley-Richards breechloading rifle. (https://www.iln.org.uk/iln_years/year/1881.htm)

References

  1. Abel Chapman; On safari : Big Game hunting in British East Africa. Page 295.
  2. Abel Chapman; On safari : Big Game hunting in British East Africa. Page 2.
  3. Jane Carruthers; The Kruger National Park — A Social and Political History. Page 31.
  4. Jane Carruthers; The Kruger National Park — A Social and Political History. Page 29.
  5. Jane Carruthers; The Kruger National Park — A Social and Political History. Page 14.

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