Roster of ‘new arrivals’ in Port Natal, in the British colony of Natal (present day South Africa). Indentured Indian labourers began arriving in 1860, and were identified only by number.
Photo courtesy of The Indian in Drum Magazine in the 1950s, edited by Naidoo (Bell-Roberts Publishing, 2009).
This image was originally published in Meet the Indian in South Africa (1950), State Information Office, Pretoria. Government Communication and Information System (GCIS).