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View of Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/2

Scope and Contents

A view looking along Adderley Street from the top of the Custom House, with the Pagoda, Cape Town's first telegraph office, on the far side of the Parade and the tower of the Dutch Reformed Church beyond. There are hansom cabs lining the side of the road and a market in progress in the Parade. A photograph taken from a similar view­point to Y3049A/6.


  • 1861


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1 photographic print(s)


150 x 109 mm.

Repository Details

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