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Creator:
Bowler, Thomas William, 1813-1869, ill.
Title:
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.
Published/Created:
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.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT827 .B695 1865+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Contents:
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.
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.
Kaffraria.
Nixdorff, C. -- Publisher.
South Africa -- History -- Frontier Wars, 1811-1878.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1865.
Contributors:
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.
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