Notes on the Geography of South Africa: Bloemfontein: Photo 22
The sculpture, by Anton van Wouw,shows a dead child on the lap of an exhausted woman. J.D. Kestell, chairman of the committee that oversaw the monument, wrote, "The eyes of the woman are saying 'My child is dead, but I shall not entirely die out. My people shall not be exterminated.'" Writing in Women's Studies (33:8,2004), Sabine Marschall counters that "not a single woman was involved in the actual monument committee...."
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