Cobus van Bosch

Hermanus van Wyk
(oil on board, 18cm x 18cm, 2010).
Hermanus Van Wyk, (1835-1905), born in the Fraserburg (South Africa) district, was the first captain of the Rehoboth Bastards. In 1870 he and a few hundred followers settled at Rehoboth south of Windhoek (Namibia) after the Cape colonial authorities refused to grant them land in Bushmanland.