Kweekvlei,the stock-farm of the widow of Zacharias de Beer, east of the Gamka river

[In lower margin, hand G:]
Gesigt van de plaats genaamt de queekvaleij gelegen boven aan swarte rivier, twe uuren beoosten de Gamka of leeuwe rivier daar hij door de swarte bergen loopt. toebehorende aan de weduwe sacharias de beer.

[In lower margin, hand G:]
View of the farm named Kweekvlei, located high up the Swart River, two hours east of where the Gamka or Lion River runs through the Swartberg mountains; belonging to the widow of Zacharias de Beer.

Object data

  • Place: The farm Kweekvlei is on the site of the present town of Prince Albert.
  • Date: 14th to 17th December 1778 (or perhaps 19th January 1786).
  • Gordon had visited Kweekvallei with the governor Van Plettenberg from 14th to 17th December 1778, but there are no journal entries for this period. He returned on 19th January 1786 by which time she had remarried.

  • Size: h 42.7 cm × w 48 cm
  • Object nummer: RP-T-1914-17-65