London, Pub.d Oct.r 1st. 1864 by Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen & H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Gate Str. Linc.ln's Inn F.lds.
Tinted lithograph on India with large margins, title on back card. Printed area 215 x 300mm (8 x 11¾").
Fort Beaufort, in the Amatole District of South Africa's Eastern Cape Province, established in 1837. To the right is a viaduct over a river. From 'The Kafir Wars and British Settlers in South Africa. A series of picturesque views from original sketches by T. W. Bowler. With descriptive letterpress by W. R. Thomson'. Thomas William Bowler (d.1869) was a landscape painter who established himself successfully in Cape Town as an artist and teacher of drawing. In 1857 he exhibited at the rooms of the Society of British Artists a drawing of the Royal Observatory, Cape Town; and in 1860, at the Royal Academy, two views of Cape scenery.
Not in Abbey Scenery. British Library: 000440049.
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