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The Prinsloo famil posed in front of thrir temporary papyrus home on the Uasin Gishu Plateau. This photograph the worse for wear, was shown to Koos Prinsloo ( junior) by his grandfather as they were travelling down to his parents home near Newcastle. The photo was taken by a roving photographer,

Scholtz, from the then Orange River Colony and posted to the Prinsloos in 1909


Going on safari: the tales of two Koos Prinsloos


Elsie Cloete

Teaches English at the Wits School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Email: elsie.cloete@wits.ac.za