Digital George Stow
Institution : Iziko (no number assigned)
Size : 1012mmx675mm
Description : Seventeen figures of mixed description, all bearing weaponry (bows and arrows, quivers, long sticks). Two groups face each other: nine on the left hand side of the painting and eight on the right. Many of the figures have eared, beaked or pointed faces, some have visible penises. Some arrows fly in the air on the right side of the painting. "Fight between Bushmen. Rocks on the East Bank of the Lower Zwaart Kei near the [unfinished, erased or illegible] 26 May 1870 G.W.S." [Two joined halves.]
Verso : "No. 36"
Description in published source : p.70: "38. Banks of Lower Black Kei, Cape. 1/7 lin.p.59: "27. Martinshoek, Bell River, Rhodes, Barkly East, Cape, 1/7 lin." "A curious medley. Top left a Bantu or Hottentot is being attacked. In the centre is a hunt. Probably the terrier, the diving bird and the white buck are recent additions. Note the blood streaming from the nose of the centre animal. (This painting has been rediscovered by Mr Walter Battiss.)" (Goodwin)
Published : "Cave Artists of SA", plate 38
Locality : Lower Black Kei; Martinshoek, Bell River, Rhodes, Barkly East