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Author:Rankin, Elizabeth & Schneider, Rolf Michael
Title:From Memory to Marble: The Historical Frieze of the Voortrekker Monument Part 1
Publisher:De Gruyter

An exploration of the creation of the historical frieze in the Voortrekker Monument - how eighteen years of Voortrekker history (1836 - 1854) was captured in 92 metres of marble. The book analyses how visual representation transforms historical memory in what it chooses to recount and the style in which it is depicted.

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Voortrekker Monument, 1938-1949, Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng. pp All