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C.G. GORDON | autograph map of South Africa, 1882

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Estimate: £500 - £700
ca. US$627 - US$878
Price realised:  n. a.
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GORDON, CHARLES GEORGE AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT MAP OF THE EASTERN PROVINCES OF CAPE COLONY ("TRANSKEIAN PROVINCES") ink and wash, showing the provinces of Transkei, Tambookieland, Griqualand East, and Pondoland, with principal settlements, also noting tax receipts, expenditure (including on telegraphs and education), and populations, endorsed by Gordon on the verso, bifolium (33 x 40.5cm), signed and dated, 11 August 1882 Gordon had been promoted to Major General on 23 March 1882. He transferred to Cape Colony where he was tasked with reorganising the troops but also involved himself in wider administrative affairs, especially relating to the native population. To view shipping calculator, please hereCondition ReportTears, strengthened on verso, remains of hinge on verso The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: The Collection of a Connoisseur: History in Manuscript
Date of the auction: 8 Jul 2020 - 15 Jul 2020
Address: Sotheby's
London