François Le Vaillant. From Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the Interior Parts of Africa: Including Many Interesting Anecdotes; with Elegant Plates, Descriptive of the Country and Inhabitants, 1790.
Detail, Klaas. Francois Le Vaillant was a French explorer, ornithologist, and writer who traveled through southern Africa in the 1780s. This plate portrays Klaas, a loyal servant, whom Le Vaillant describes as “my equal, my brother, the confidant of my ho