Ersteling [sic] : the first gold mine in the Transvaal, 1870

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2012-11-20
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Original contemporary pen and ink sketch of Eersteling, the first payable gold mine in the Transvaal, established by Edward Button in 1870. From Button Family sources and the Collection of Dennis Godfrey (See Historical papers HP 695). Verso inscription "... sent by Mrs Parker Button, 40 Kerk St. Johannesburg. [Addressed to] Mrs Westgate 20 Harrow Road, Yoeville.
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Unsigned. Indian ink on paper. 20.5 x 30 cm. Several pin marks, creases and small tears. Has been folded.
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Gold mines, South Africa, Transvaal, drawings , Eersteling (Transvaal) , Button, Edward. , Button Family
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