“Klaas, the Author’s Favorite Hottentot”

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.

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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

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Full page, Klaas.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Klaas, the Author’s Favorite Hottentot
Short Title Klaas, the Hottentot, 1790
Book Title 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
Place of Publication London
Publisher William Lane
Creator François Le Vaillant
Publication Date 1790
Volume Vol. 1
Pages Plate facing p. 253
Call Number G 74 .498
Location General Collections 2nd floor