The Victoria Falls

First Photos

Francis Harold Watson, known as Frank 'Zambezi' Watson, first travelled to 'Zambezia' in 1873 and made many subsequent expeditions, both as a trader and as a hunter. He became a close friend of Selous on his journeys, and also became a business partner with George Westbeech.

This is one of a The series can be viewed here of photographs were taken during an expedition in 1891, and represent the first known photographs of the Victoria Falls, gorges, and 'Big Tree'.

Victoria Falls Article

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