DC Esterhuyse Collection
This collection of handwritten poems, embellished with flowers and calligraphy dates from 1885 and contains the poetry of DC (Daniel Christiaan) Esteruyse (1815-1897), a farmer from Sutherland. It is considered to be some of the earliest pieces of Afrikaans literary writing. It consists mostly of religious poetry, written for his family.
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Afrikaans religious poetry