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Group of Gouty-Stem Trees,
Group of Gouty-Stem Trees, Adansonia gregorii, near the Baines River, Victoria River, North Australia .
From an original oil-painting by T. Baines, in the Museum, Kew.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Chromolithograph, printed in colours. Sheet 145 x 230mm (5¾ x 9").
An illustration of the boab (or boabab) tree, by Thomas Baines (1820-75), the official artist and storekeeper for Augustus Gregory's 1855-7 expedition across northern Australia for the Royal Geographical Society. Both Mount Baines and the Baines River were named in his honour. The following year Baines accompanied Livingston to the Victoria Falls in Africa.
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The Profile Cliff, Narrow Gorge and Torrent of the Zambesi.
The Profile Cliff, Narrow Gorge and Torrent of the Zambesi.
T. Baines delt. T. Picken lith. Day & Son (Limited) Lith.
London Published October 4th, 1865 by Day & Son (Limited) Lithographers. Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields. W.C.
Coloured lithograph. 420 x 280mm image.
John Tohams Baines 1820-1875. The expedition of James Chapman and Thomas Baines from Walvis Bay to the Zambesi in 1861-62. The Victoria Falls, Zambesi River sketched on the spot during that Journey. He traveled to South West Africa (now Namibia) in 1862, and on 23 July of that year he reached Victoria Falls. It was on this expedition that Baines painted many of his famous scenes which were reproduced in the album of prints, The Victoria Falls, Zambezi River was published by Day in London 1865. He went to Victoria Falls primarily to meet Livingstone and clear his name, but he arrived too late - Livingstone had already left the area.
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