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The Art of African Exploration
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 Image number:SIL28-294-01
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Hunter's camp on the Somokwe River

William Edward Oates 1842–1896
Watercolor, 1873.

Frank Oates, an English naturalist and adventurer, headed to southern Africa in 1873, making it as far inland as Victoria Falls before dying of fever. This painting, reproduced in Oates’s posthumously published journals, is by his brother William Edward, who accompanied him on the journey.
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