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Bowler, Thomas William, 1813–1869
The Kafir wars and the British settlers in South Africa / a series of picturesque views from original sketches by T.W. Bowler ; with descriptive letterpress by W.R. Thomson.
London : Day and Son ; 1865.
Capetown and Port Elizabeth : J.C. Juta ; 1865.
Graham's Town : C. Nixdorff ; 1865.
E dinburgh : Hill, 1865.
Physical Description:
24 leaves, [20] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT827 .B695 1865+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Lithographs drawn on stone by R.M. Bryson, F. Jones, and J. Needham; after Thomas William Bowler.
Lithographs printed with three tints: black, blue for sky, and brown for ground. Printed by Day & Son.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green blind-stamped pebbled cloth, with title stamped in gilt on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History.
Day & Son -- Printer.
Day and Son -- Publisher.
Eastern Cape (South Africa) -- Description and travel.
Hill -- Publisher.
Juta, J.C. -- Publisher.
Nixdorff, C. -- Publisher.
South Africa -- History -- Frontier Wars, 1811-1878.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1865.
Thomson, William Rodger, 1832-1867.
Needham, Joseph, active 1848-1874, lithographer.
Jones, F., lithographer, lithographer.
Bryson, Robert M., active 1863-1876, lithographer.
Day & Son, printer of plates.
IIIF Manifest:

  • Cape Point, H.M.S. Birkenhead
  • Main Street, Port Elizabeth
  • Market Square, Port Elizabeth
  • Graham's Town, from the Bay Road
  • Kowie, looking seaward
  • Fort Beaufort
  • Fuller's Hoek, Waterkloof in the distance
  • Blinkwater Hill
  • Mount Misery, Waterkloof
  • Macomo's Den, Waterkloof
  • Blinkwater Drift
  • Fort Armstrong, Kat River
  • Peffer's Kop
  • Chumie
  • Kieskamma, near Fort Cox, Amatola in the distance
  • Burns' Hill Missionary Station
  • Yellowwood Drift, Lenye Valley
  • Wolf River
  • Boma Pass
  • King William's Town.

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