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
Condition: Very good
Dimensions: to inside mount: 25.5 x 16.5cm