DC Esterhuyse Collection

 

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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  • Esterhuyse, Daniel Christiaan, 1815-1897
    Handwritten book of poems containing early Afrikaans religious poetry decorated with calligraphy titles and colour illustrations in between poems.
  • Esterhuyse, Daniel Christiaan, 1815-1897
    Handwritten book of poems containing early Afrikaans religious poetry decorated with calligraphy titles and colour illustrations in between poems.