Gonnema Surrenders at the Castle of Good Hope

Gonnemas Surrender

Gonnema Surrenders at the Castle of Good Hope | 2014 | Waxed Cyanotype |Edition of 2

 

Gonnema was a leader of the Cochoqua, a Khoikhoi group who resisted Dutch colonialism at the Cape. After an extended war with the VOC, Gonnema surrendered to Commander Joan Bax, and agreed to pay a yearly tribute.

 

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