Browsing Africana Library by Subject "Gold mines, South Africa, Transvaal, drawings"

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Browsing Africana Library by Subject "Gold mines, South Africa, Transvaal, drawings"

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  • Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 (2012-11-20)
    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 ...
  • Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 (2012-11-21)
    Pencil inscription on sketch: "Quartz reef discovered by Mr E. Button on his farm Eesteling or first fruits - (Natalia reef)". Diary entry for Dec. 8th (North Goldfields diaries. v.3 p.762) "... another hundred yards more ...
  • Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 (2012-11-21)
    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 ...
  • Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 (2012-11-22)
    Pencil inscription on sketch: "Long Tom in the rivulet on Mr Buttons farm Eersterling ( or firstling ) about 300 yards from the Natalia Reef. The diary entry for 11th Dec. (Northern Goldfields diaries. v. 3 p. 764 ) reads: ...
  • Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 (2012-11-22)
    Pencil inscription on text: "Buttonhill 229, Izerberg nearest peak - 264. Part of the Waterberg Range North East of Makepan's- poort - the ridge of the hills or watershed forms the boundary between the Waterberg and ...
  • Unknown author (2012-11-20)
    Original contemporary pen and ink sketch of Eersteling, the first payable gold mine in the Transvaal, established by Edward Button in 1870. From Button Family sources and the Collection of Dennis Godfrey (See Historical ...
  • Unknown author (2012-11-20)
    Verso inscription by Dennis Godfrey " ... 'Eersteling' the first gold mine that proved payable in the Transvaal. It was established ... and managed in 1870 by Edward Button ... from the Button family 6.4.65. The mine ...

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