1907 Print Diabase Rock Waterval Boven South Africa Microphotography PNR7


"Diabase from Waterval Boven."

This is an unusual, original 1907 three-color print of a diabase rock from Waterval Boven, a small town in South Africa. Direct three-color microphotography, Government Printing Works Process. Photograph and three-color blocks by J. H. Booysen, Overseer, Government Printing Works, Pretoria.

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exclusive collection of stunning original prints from 1907 which were created using the finest papers and inks of that era. All are eminently suitable for framing.


This 104+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a faint blemish in the top right corner --please see image.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 9 inches; 17 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)