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The Kafirs Illustrated
The Kafirs Illustrated:
A Facsimile Reprint of the Original 1849 Edition of Hand-coloured Lithographs
George French Angas; with a new introduction by Frank R. Bradlow
Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1974
Originally published in 1849, The Kafirs Illustrated is a folio volume containing thirty plates of hand-colored lithographs along with eleven wood engravings interspersed throughout the text. The prints were made from watercolor paintings by George French Angas, which he based on first-hand observation of South African peoples and landscapes.