The collection consists of two albums of photographs with some supplementary textual material. Included in the first album are photographs of the Memorial Service held at Isandhlwana, Zululand to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Zulu War (1879), plus some photographs of battle locations, taken about the same time. Also included are clippings from various English papers and a handwritten transcription of a relevant passage from Rider Haggard's autobiography. The second album contains photographs taken at various sites (ca.1896) including Teneriffe, Canary Islands; Durban, South Africa, as well as other places in Natal and Zululand; Dar-es-Salam, German East Africa; Zanzibar; Somalia; Aden; Suez Canal & Port Said (Egypt); Naples, Pompeii and Rome, Italy; Switzerland, mostly Lucerne; Paris, France; Madeira. Also included are some tipped-in clippings concerning the death (1879) of the Prince Imperial (called Napoleon IV by French Bonapartists).