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Fig 1.1: This regularly reproduced studio portrait of Dorothea is dated to 1929, the year she travelled to London to arrange the publishing of her edited book of Stow rock art copies. It was taken by the London photographer Navana of Oxford Street, Kensington. (Courtesy of the University of Cape Town Libraries’ Bleek Collection) Book 1.indb 1 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 1.2: A carte de visite portrait of Dorothea Bleek taken in Charlottenburg, Berlin, in 1899, from the family’s Oakleaf Album compiled by Dorothea’s niece Marjorie Scott in the 1980s. The reverse of the carte de visite reveals that the portrait was taken by Theodor Penz Atelier of Tauenzienstr. (Courtesy of the University of Cape Town Libraries’ Bleek Collection) Book 1.indb 2 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 1.4: A sketch of !Nanni’s home ‘country’ produced by the teenage boy during research with Lucy Lloyd at Mowbray, 15 September 1881. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Fig 1.3: Tamme’s drawing of an animal drinking water and a tree from his home country was annotated by Lucy Lloyd on 18 June 1881. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Book 1.indb 3 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 1.5: A studio portrait of Jemima Bleek and her daughters taken in Bonn in 1886 by the photographer Emil Koch of Hofgartenstrasse. Pictured, from left, are Edith (seated), Dorothea, Jemima (seated), Margie, May (seated) and Helma. (Courtesy of the University of Cape Town Libraries’ Bleek Collection) Book 1.indb 4 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 1.6: An undated photograph from the Oakleaf Album shows Dorothea seated amidst a group of gentlemen. An annotation made by Majorie Scott in the 1980s suggests it was taken at an anthropological or linguistics conference in Berlin. (Courtesy of the University of Cape Town Libraries’ Bleek Collection) Book 1.indb 5 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 2.2: At Advance Post, Dorothea copied a painting that she thought illustrated the final scene in her father’s tale of the mantis and the dead hartebeest. The‘jaunty figure has just the harmless and vain air one associates with /Kaggen, the hero of so many Bushman tales. The way in which the children cling to one another shows their fright plainly enough’, she wrote. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Fig 2.1: Dorothea copied this unusual painting of a leaping lion seemingly in pursuit of a person at a site near Advance Post, Basutholand. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Book 1.indb 6 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 2.3: This photograph from the archives of Cradock High School is inscribed ‘Miss­ Hockley and Staff, 1906’. It shows the teachers of Rocklands Girls’ School with Miss Bleek standing on the left and Miss Tongue seated, second from left. (Courtesy of Cradock High School.) Book 1.indb 7 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 2.4: Another of the eight copies that Dorothea produced with Helen Tongue.The inscription on this watercolour records that Dorothea copied it at Modderpoort near Ladybrand in the Orange Free State. She thought that some of the paintings she saw there represented a cattle raid between two bushman groups rather than a battle between different tribes. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Fig 2.5: Helen Tongue copied this painting in a cave near Cradock, most likely to show its beautiful shading and technical proficiency. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Book 1.indb 8 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 3.1: A page from the diary that Dorothea recorded on each day of her journey to Kakia. She noted details suchastheweather,theday’sactivities,herinterviews,thephotographsshetook,and the progress of her language sampling. (Courtesy of the University of Cape Town Libraries’Bleek Collection) Book 1.indb 9 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 3.2: Dorothea’s guide and interpreter Omplilletsi took this photograph on 31 July 1913, two days before their return to Kanye in the Bechuanaland Protectorate. (Courtesy of Iziko South African Museum.) Book 1.indb 10 10/12/15 10:57 AM Fig 4.1: Dorothea coloured this map to show her model of the distribution of bushman people across southern Africa. She used it to illustrate her lecture to UCT’s Vacation School in January 1924. (Courtesy of the University of Cape Town Libraries’ Bleek Collection) Book 1.indb 11 10/12/15...

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ISBN
9781868148820
Related ISBN
9781868148790
MARC Record
OCLC
957318242
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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