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Portrait of Andries van den Heever

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3056A

Scope and Contents

136 x 194 mm. A loose print with a contemporary caption on a separate piece of paper reading 'Andries van den Heever. Member of the P├ętrusburg Congregation. Aged 66. Height 6ft. 3ins. Round waist 7ft 3ins. Weight 635 Lbs.' The full-length portrait shows van den Heever seated on a chair and holding a carved walking stick. A modern copy of the print (which is in itself a copy of an older photograph) is included with this item.


  • 1890

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

poor condition, considerably faded with some bends

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Royal Empire Society by Sir H.F. Wilson around 1930.

Existence and Location of Originals

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 180.


This collection level description was entered by WS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..



Includes index.
2006-10-04 10:46:49+00:00
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Repository Details

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