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Henry Hall Esq., R.E.D., 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059G/2

Scope and Contents

A half length seated studio portrait of Henry Hall (1815-1882) of the Royal Engineers Department wearing uniform. Originally apprenticed to an engineer, Hall entered Government service as a foreman in the Royal Engineer Department in 1839 and was ordered to the Cape in 1842. He left the colony for health reasons in 1852 but returned in 1853 and was promoted Clerk of Works in 1858, finally leaving the Cape in 1860. Hall was a regular contributor to ‘The Cape Monthly Magazine’.


  • 1861


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1 photographic print(s)


68 x 87 mm.

Repository Details

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