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White Wagons
A Portfolio of etchings

Item date(s): 1993

Pippa Skotnes  - (etchings by)
S. S. Dornan  - (text by)
Fritha Langerman  - (assisted by)

Size: 660mm
Technique: Etching; Embossing
Inscription: Signed by the artist
Edition: #6/25

Type: Portfolio

Place publication: Cape Town
Publisher: Axeage Private Press

Additional notes:
Sheet size: 64,5 x 47,5cm.

Seven numbered etchings with embossings. Title page; four text pages, and colophon.

Housed in a green portfolio with a cut-out metal image of a horse and rider fixed to the lid.

Accompanied by a Hietshware text recorded by the Reverend S. S. Dornan and first published in 1909 under the title 'What we thought of the White Man's wagons'. The Hietshware are the Eastern Khoe Bushmen.

Each copy is signed and numbered by the artist.

The embossings have been printed from hand-cut copper plates. All the etchings have been printed from original copper plates on Zerkall Rosa rag paper.

Typeset in Caxton and screenprinted.

See also SA/0669 for the book.

Ref: GB/16759

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