A Poem with Illustrated Vignette – I’Ons, Frederick Timpson


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A hand written poem titled Beauty. Four stanzas and an illustration of a Xhosa woman in watercolour. Signed by I’Ons. The appearingly sincere poem is illustrated by a rather curious looking Xhosa maiden. Squint and gap-toothed. One can only speculate at the artist’s intentions.

Date Published: circa 1850

First Edition: Yes
Signed: Yes
Condition: Very good

Dimensions: to inside mount: 25.5 x 16.5cm

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Weight 2000 g