Fynn, Henry Francis (1803-61) (after); British. Medium: engraving. Date: 19th Century. Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c.1787-1828), also known as Shaka Zulu, was the most influential leader of the Zulu Kingdom; He has been called a military genius for his reforms and innovations, and condemned for the brutality of his reign. Illustration from the cover of Henry Francis Fynn's diary covers the period from 1824 to 1836 and is the story of the first white settler in Natal, the earliest account of life in Natal. Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.