Eersteling sketch [3], 11th Dec 1871

Show simple item record Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 2012-11-21T13:28:37Z 2012-11-21T13:28:37Z 1871-12-11
dc.description Signed: T. Baines decr 11-1871-. Pencil Sketch. 27 x 37.5 cm. There are faint pencil notes on the sketch indicating colours. Accession no. Hp 217 en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Pencil inscription on sketch: "Quartz digging on Natalia reef on Mr E. Button's farm Eersteling (or Firstling) - Maraba's Country S-African Republic. Mr Button choosing the first wagon load of quartz to be sent to the SAGF & Co in England." Diary entry (North Goldfields diaries. v. 3. p. 763), dated 11th Dec. reads: Brought up a hired wagon (Mr Dyason's) and loaded up about a ton of quartz ..." p. 764" ... He names his reef Natalia." There are faint pencil notes on the sketch indicating colours. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries Cullwall;267
dc.relation.ispartofseries Baines, Cullwall;267
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 [3], 11th Dec 1871 en_ZA
dc.type Image en_ZA

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