Eersteling sketch [1], 9th Dec 1871

Show simple item record Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 2012-11-20T14:37:22Z 2012-11-20T14:37:22Z 1871-12-09
dc.description Signed in Pencil: T Baines Decr 9 - 1871. Pencil Sketch. 27 x 37.5 cm. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Pencil inscription on sketch: "Gold washing in the rivulet at Eesterling the farm of Mr Edward Button, the Gold Commissioner of Waterberg Marabas County and Zoutpansberg - Transvaal Republic. A small nugget was found this morning in this cradle." The sketch shows two cradles in the foreground. The diary entry for Dec 8th (Northern Goldfields diaries. v. 3, p.762) reads: "Near the house in a deep gully ... with a small rill damned up to retain water, were two cradles ... " There are faint notes in pencil on the sketch indicating colours. Possibly Baines planned in turning the sketch into a painting. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship . en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries Cullwall;264
dc.relation.ispartofseries Baines, Cullwall;264
dc.subject Gold mines, South Africa, Transvaal, drawings en_ZA
dc.subject Eersteling (Transvaal) en_ZA
dc.subject Button, Edward. en_ZA
dc.title Eersteling sketch [1], 9th Dec 1871 en_ZA
dc.type Image en_ZA

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