Sketch of Eersteling. ca 1880

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2012-11-20
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Verso inscription by Dennis Godfrey " ... 'Eersteling' the first gold mine that proved payable in the Transvaal. It was established ... and managed in 1870 by Edward Button ... from the Button family 6.4.65. The mine operated from 1871-1880. The site with the chimney was proclaimed a historical monument in 1938. (See HP 695)
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Unsigned. Pencil drawing on prepared board. 16.5 x 21.5 cm within mount.
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Gold mines, South Africa, Transvaal, drawings, Eersteling (Transvaal), Button, Edward., Button Family
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