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"The Landing of en:Jan van Riebeeck". Painting by Charles Bell (1813-1882).

More infomation on Charles Bell : Simons (P.) THE LIFE AND WORK OF CHARLES BELL, including The Art of Charles Bell: an appraisal, by Michael Godby, 176 pp., oblong 4to., maps, b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 1998.

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Charles Bell (1813 -1882) was born in Scotland. He arrived at the Cape in 1830 and was appointed surveyor-general in 1848. He worked in a range of media, from woodcuts to oil painting over five decades.


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