Eersteling sketch [5], 12 th Dec 1871

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1871-12-12
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Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875
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Pencil inscription on text: "Buttonhill 229, Izerberg nearest peak - 264. Part of the Waterberg Range North East of Makepan's- poort - the ridge of the hills or watershed forms the boundary between the Waterberg and Zoutpansberg districts from Mr Goodwins farm in Zoutpansberg - Decr 12 - 1871 -". The diary entry, 12 Dec 12th (Northern Goldfields diaries v. 3, p. 765) reads: " I sketched the Izerberg, or Iron Mountain ... Diary entry, 7th December p. 761 reads: " ... One sharp peak and then another, which we concluded were the Izerberg ... Button Hill is visible to the South ..." Ther are faint notes on the sketch indicating colours. (See Historical Papers Hp 219)
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Signed in pencil: T. Baines. Pencil sketch. 27 x 37.5 cm. Accession No. Hp.219
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Gold mines, South Africa, Transvaal, drawings , Eersteling (Transvaal) , Button, Edward.
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