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Middlebrook, John E, fl. 1892-1899 (photographer)

 Person

Biography

John E. Middlebrook joined the Royal Colonial Institute in 1892. He was operating the Premier Studio, Du Toits Pan Road, Kimberley circa 1888-94. Circa 1898-99 he was based at 396 West Street, Durban (Bensusan 1963, p. 242).

Sources:

Bensusan, A.D. (1963), '19th century photographers in South Africa'. 'Africana notes and news'. Volume 15, number 6, pp. 219-252.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Diamonds classified for shipment, £52,000 Parcel, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059C/27
Scope and Contents

207 x 152 mm. Showing a collection of small piles of diamonds of various grades laid out on white paper on a long table in the valuing and classifying room at the De Beers head office.

Dates: 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Head Offices - ‘De Beer’s Consolidated Mines, Limited’, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059C/26
Scope and Contents

149 x 203 mm. Showing the brick-built De Beers Head Office, situated on a corner next to the Kimberley Diamond and Share Market.

Dates: 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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