Autshumao Escapes From Robben Island

Authshumaos Escape

Autshumao Escapes From Robben Island | 2014 | Waxed Cyanotype | Edition of 2

Autshumao was a Strandloper leader. He was imprisoned on Robben Island by Jan van Riebeeck in 1658. But he escaped after a year using a rowboat. He was probably the first prisoner on the island, and one of the few successful escapes.

 

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