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General Sir Rufane Shawe Donkin, Surveyor-general of the Ordnance
Portrait of Sir Rufane Donkin.
Elephant in a pitfall
Scene depicting an elephant falling into a trap.
Crossing the Berg River
An ox wagon being drawn across the riiver, group of figures and Karee trees in the foreground, with a farm house and landscape in the background.
South African Army cavalry brigade, composed of the XIIth Royal Lancers, Royal Artillery and CM Riflemen, crossing the Great Orange river, December 1852
Depicting a scene of mounted cavalry crossing the river with a vast landscape in the background.
The Revd. Robert Moffat
Portrait of missionary Robert Moffat, with the banks of the Kuruman river and a Bechuana chief addressing his people in the background.
Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope
Depicts a rowing boat in the foreground with Table Bay and a larger sailing ship in the background.
Simon’s Town (the naval depot) Cape of Good Hope
“Two fishing vessels lie in the foreground; the building just ot the right of the flagstaff is Admiralty House, and the long building to the left was the hospital and magazine” – Thomas Bowler of the Cape of Good Hope by ...
View of the New Theatre at the Cape of Good Hope
Depicts the [African] theatre with Table Mountain in the background and a wagon with soldiers and a group of slaves working in the foreground.
View of Cape Town from Amsterdam Fort
Depicts two figures, presumably slaves, with Cape Town and Table Mountain in the background.
Vue du Cap de Bonne-esperance de l’Est / Gezigt van de Kaap der Goede-hope van het Oosten
Interesting view of Cape Town from the east, showing part of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill. Church and several buildings clearly drawn.