Two Bushman hunters, one on either side of a rhinoceros which has fallen with its front legs into a pitfall. Three Bushman women are depicted dancing (?) on high ground on the right. Title taken from original painting.
A lively drawing of a mail coach being drawn at speed by 10 horses along a mountain pass. It is driven by 2 Malay drivers with 2 postal officials sitting behind them. Standing at the back of the coach is a man with a bugle. A passenger can be seen seated inside the coach, which is marked on the door and sides with the legend quoted above and with the cypher "VR".
Cape Town street scene showing two women seated on the side of the street, left foreground, and two Malay fruit sellers with baskets suspended from poles held across their shoulders. Title taken from original painting.
Depicts battle between the Grahamstown Corps and tribesmen, April 1846, during the Seventh Frontier War (War of the Axe). Shows warriors armed with rifles and swords in the foreground and on high ground on the right, and men of the Grahamstown Corps in the middle distance and to the left in dense undergrowth. On the left is a large treee and in the foreground, on the right, two tribesmen are seen removing the boots and jacket from the body of Captain Norden.
Country scene showing a woman with a baby on her back, sitting on an ox which is being led by a man towards a woman with an umbrella, and a hut set beside some trees. There are two figures and a dog outside the hut, and a bird's nest in the tree with several birds (probably sociable weavers) flying around it. Title taken from original painting.
Cape Town street scene showing one man with a bottle in his hand, who appears to be under the influence of alcohol, with two women, one of whom is smoking a pipe, watching the man, with a third woman asleep at the edge of the road beneath a wall on which appear various notices, one of which is about a meeting of the Temperance Society. Title taken from original painting.
Scene depicts a rhinoceros charging, one man running, a man taking aim from behind a bush and a man approaching on horseback. There is a tree on the left and a hill in the background. Title taken from original painting.
Three huntsmen, two seated, one on either side of the rhinoceros and one leaning against the carcass all with guns, while two tribesmen examine the carcass. In the distance are 5 figures against a background of mountains. Title taken from original painting.
The title page to a compilation of sketches Charles Bell put together after the Andrew Smith expedition. Depicts four tribesmen and a woman with a baby on her back and a small child hanging on to her cloak, showing surprise at a drawing of a warrior being held up for them to see by a man (possibly Charles Bell?) whose face is obscured by the drawing. Title taken from original painting.
Shows Cape Town at the foot of Table Mountain, with Devil's Peak on the left, Lion's Head just right of centre and Signal Hill on the right, with several ships in the Bay and figures in the foreground. Title taken from original painting.
Extreme left, two musicians, a woman playing a small drum and a man playing a stringed instrument, left of centre and centre two figures dancing, right of centre is a seated figure next to a fire with a cooking pot on it, and right are two seated women. In the background is a typical "kapstylhuis". Title taken from original painting.
Depicts an ox-waggon in rough mountainous country approaching a river, in centre foreground. A man in a blue shirt with a long-handled whip is urging the oxen onwards, while at the back of the waggon two men appear to be hanging onto restraining ropes to prevent the waggon from turning over. Title taken from original painting.