National Library of Australia
Collection of slides includes images of Australia and the voyage to Australia
Smithsonian Libraries
The nature of these drawings with their color details indicate that they were preliminary sketches for the making of colored lantern slides. These would have been destined to be used by Baines to illustrate his lectures on the Victoria Falls and African Travel. (In Aug. 1866 Baines read papers on the Limpopo and the Zambesi before the British Association at Nottingham.) Baines' album on the Victoria Falls was published in 1865 and it is likely that these drawings were made shortly afterwards. Four of the drawings have counterparts in the printed volume as indicated in the following list. They are drawn in reverse to the lithographs. 1. The Leaping Water or Western Cataract (Plate 3); 2. Great Western (or Main) Fall (Plate 5); 3. Herd of Buffalo driven to the edge of the chasm (Plate 6); 4. Centre Rock Fall, and the Eastern Cataracts (Plate 7); 5. Smoke Rising with Rainbow in the Lower Ravine; 6. The Falls with central rainbow. (No. 5 was reproduced on page 137 of Wallis, Thomas ... Read More
Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library
Assembled artist file includes b & w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
Smithsonian Libraries
"The Victoria Falls, Zambesi, from the east end of the chasm.".
Smithsonian Libraries
This journal covers approximately the first half of Baines' first journey as agent of the South African Gold Fields Exploration Company, describing the incidents of the journey north from the borders of the Transvaal Republic into modern Zimbabwe as far as Maghunda, including encounters with tribesmen, traders, missionaries and wildlife, negotiations with the chieftain Umnombate for permission to explore, prospecting for gold near the Hartley Hills, early interviews with the last Matabele King, Lobengula (or Nobengulu), and descriptions of the daily practical business of pioneering travel in southern Africa
National Library of Australia
Smithsonian Libraries
Contains Baines' autograph manuscript account of stores taken on board the "Pearl" at Birkenhead, notes on the issue of stores, and records of provisions. Includes the manuscript account of Sir John Kirk's interview with Baines, following the accusation by Livingstone of the pilfering of stores, on 26 October 1859, in Kirk's hand, signed by himself and Rae; two other entries by Kirk, and pencil annotations by David Livingstone