ca. 1908. Two watercolours ca. 18 x 35.5cm (7 x 14 in.) and one ca. 15 x 23 cm (6 x 9 in.). Two watercolours initialled F.L. All three captioned in black ink on verso: From the slopes of the Simon's Berg Jan 1908; Bellevue, Simonstown, the Cape; Bellevue, Our Home, the Cape 1902. All on thick artist paper. The two larger watercolours have tape residue from earlier mounting on some outer margins but overall the watercolours are in very good condition.
Three attractive scenic watercolours ca. 1908 views of Simon's Town near Cape Town, South Africa, "which is home to the South African Navy. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula. For more than two centuries it has been an important naval base and harbour (first for the Royal Navy and now the South African Navy). The town is named after Simon van der Stel, an early governor of the Cape Colony"(Wikipedia).
Price: $750.00 USD