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The Art of African Exploration
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View of the town of Litákun

View of the town of Litákun,  Image number:SIL28-275-12
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  From:
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa

William John Burchell 1782?-1863
London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822.

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Heading north from the Cape, British naturalist William Burchell explored the interior of South Africa between 1810 and 1815. He collected an estimated 60,000 scientific specimens and made more than 500 drawings, some of which illustrate this narrative of his travels.
Smithsonian Institution Libraries