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TitleThorn tree of Jock of the Bushveld
AuthorEastern Province Herald
SubjectSouth Africa -- Folklore
SubjectTrees -- Mozambique -- Photographs
Date1959-05-22
Typetext
Typeclippings
Typeephemera
Format1 page
Formatjpg
AbstractNewspaper article: "This thorn tree, standing in the heart of Lourenco Marques business district, is reputed to be over 100 years old. Legend says it is the tree under which transport riders from the Transvaal used to outspan after the long trek to Delgoa Bay. It is also claimed as the tree under which Sir Percy Fitzpatrick and his immortal Jock camped before leaving for the interior.”
Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10962/72038
Identifiervital:29990