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A rickshaw run by an African in the South African city of Durban around 1900. This is typical of the type of jobs that the majority of black Africans could expect to achieve. There was a small, privileged African class, but their numbers were tiny compared to the mass of ordinary Africans.
(Catalogue ref: COPY 1/445 f.577)
Catalogue ref: COPY 1/445; photo of South African with rickshaw, c.1900
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