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Persuasive landscapes: representations of Victoria Falls and colonial migration in the mid-nineteenth century by Chala Dodds

This article studies the representations of Victoria Falls through David Livingstone’s descriptions in Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa and Thomas Baines’ colour lithograph, The Falls from the Western End of the Chasm, exploring how the portrayal of the landscape through text and image encouraged migration to the colony.

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Monday, June 21, 2021
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