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Timed Online Auction, 17 - 27 November 2023


Sold for

ZAR 2 932
Lot 350
  • Terence McCaw; Morija Basutoland
  • Terence McCaw; Morija Basutoland
  • Terence McCaw; Morija Basutoland

Lot Estimate
ZAR 3 000 - 4 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 2 932

About this Item

South African 1913-1978
Morija Basutoland

signed, dated 53 and inscribed with the title

watercolour on paper laid down on board
32,5 by 48cm excluding frame; 60 by 74 by 3cm including frame


An inscription on a strip of paper adhered to the reverse reads: "Morija is a town in western Lesotho, located 35 kilometers south of the capital, Maseru. Morija is one of Lesotho's most important historical and cultural sites, known as the Selibeng sa Thuto - the Well-Spring of Learning. It was the site of the first French Protestant mission in Lesotho, founded in 1833. The town also houses the Morija Museum and Archives, well known for supporting research and preserving valuable records and documents of Lesotho's history."

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