FEATURING Pretoria: Artists’ impressions 1857- 2001 by Eric Bolsman

Posted on January 13, 2020

The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:

Pretoria: Artists’ impressions 1857- 2001 by Eric Bolsman.

This book contains an extraordinary collection of paintings and drawings of Pretoria since its founding. It is a fascinating record of Pretoria from a little hamlet on the banks of the Apies River to its development into one of the capitals of the world. The stories behind the paintings and the painters are a laudable contribution to the recording of the history of art in Pretoria.

Catalogue Access: https://UnivofPretoria.on.worldcat.org/oclc/50285591

This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Africana (ZA) Collection.

The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.

- Author Sonto Mabena and Nikki Haw

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