Live Auction, 21 October 2013

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Lot 673
  • Thomas Baines; The Victoria Falls, Zambesi River, Sketched on the Spot
  • Thomas Baines; The Victoria Falls, Zambesi River, Sketched on the Spot


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ZAR 50 000 - 70 000
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South African 1820-1875
The Victoria Falls, Zambesi River, Sketched on the Spot

Notes

Ten hand-coloured lithographs published by Day & Son, London, 1865, including four pages of text; title page Birds Eye View of the Victoria Falls from the West; The Falls by Sunrise, with the "Spray Cloud" Rising 1200 feet; The Leaping Water or Westernmost Cataract; The Falls from the Western End of the Chasm; Great Western (or Main) Fall; Herd of Buffaloes Driven to the Edge of the Chasm; Centre Rock Fall and the Eastern Cataracts; Zanjueelah, The Boatman of the Rapids; The Falls from the East End of the Chasm to Garden Island; The Falls from the Narrow Neck near the Eastern Headland of The Outlet; The Profile Cliff, Narrow Gorge and Torrent of the Zambesi, below the Falls, all inscribed "T Baines del", contained in a portfolio, one framed, each approximately 27 by 40cm


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