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Collection Index:BLEEK, Dorothea Frances, Photographs, 1911
Collection Name:BLEEK, Dorothea Frances, Photographs, 1911
Photos:The Bleek and Wilman expedition up the Molopo River, 1911• click to view
A1148 BLEEK, Dorothea Frances, Photographs 
  
 Copyright 2014, Historical Papers Research Archive, The Library, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  
  
 Photograph album containing 66 photographs, with explanatory notes by Dorothea Bleek and Maria Wilman, 1 Vol and 2 Ms, 1911 
  
 Dorothea Bleek, daughter of Wilhelm Bleek, was a Lexicographer and expert on Bushman language and art. 
 The photographs originate from an album compiled by Dorothea Bleek entitled "The Bleek and Wilman expedition up the Molopo River". On this field trip she was joined by Maria Wilman, at the time Director of the McGregor Museum in Kimberley. See also Maria Wilman's notebook of the expedition, held at the MacGregor Museum, Kimberley. 
  
  
Photoalbum with captions, bound, 1 vol 
 The album contained the 66 photographs (+ 1 unidentified) from the expedition, which have been removed from the album and are stored with the photographic collections, numbered 1-66 (+67 unidentified) 
Key to the photographs, numbered 1-66, including a note by Professor Maingard saying that the handwriting was Miss Wilman's, dated 15 September 1955 (see the digitised item)        
Explanatory notes relating to the photographs, numbered 1-20, including a note by Professor Maingard saying that the handwriting was Miss Bleek's, dated 15 September 1955 (see the digitised item)        
Journal article entitled "Anthropology and Fieldwork Photography: Dorothea Bleek's Expedition to the Northern Cape and the Kalahari, July to December 1911", by Andrew Bank. Source: 'Kronos' No. 32 (November 2006), pp. 77-113, downloaded from JSTOR, 2014. The article provides background information for the photographs in this collection.