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Bowler, Thomas William, 1813–1869
South African sketches : a series of ten of the most interesting views at the Cape of Good Hope / by T.W. Bowler.
London : Published October 31, 1854, by Day & Son : [1854]
Cape Town : A.S. Robertson, [1854]
Physical Description:
[10] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT827 .B69 1854+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Tinted lithographs throughout, including title page. Lithography by W.L. Walton, Joseph Needham, and William Simpson; after Thomas William Bowler.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 343
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half green morocco and green cloth.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann & Co. -- Publisher.
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Pictorial works.
Day & Son -- Publisher.
Landscapes -- Africa -- Pictorial works.
Robertson, A.S. -- Publisher.
South Africa -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1854.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Needham, Joseph, fl. 1848-1874, lithographer.
Simpson, William, 1823-1899, lithographer.
Walton, W. L., fl. 1834-1855, lithographer.

  • Boor's waggon (title page)
  • Table Bay, from Blue Berg
  • Castle, Cape-Town, from the S.E. angle of the Parade
  • Kalk Bay, Evening
  • Royal Observatory, looking westward
  • Botanical Gardens, Cape Town
  • Green Constantia, the property of J.P. Cloete
  • Table Bay from Robben Island
  • From Wynberg Hill, False Bay in the distance
  • Admiralty House. Entrance to Simon's Town.

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