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Photographs of the South African High Commission Territories 1910-1911, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A

Scope and Contents

Contains prints of various sizes with handwritten captions on the reverse and taken by various photographers: E.S.W. Green (Sub-Inspector of Police, Basutoland), R.W. Booth (Clerk and Assistant Resident Magistrate, Bechuanaland), Quartermaster Sergeant Fosdyce [i.e. Fosdyke] (Bechuanaland Protectorate Police), Lieutenant G.B. Moseley (Sub-Inspector of Police, Bechuanaland) and others unidentified. The photographs break down into geographical units thus: Y30546A/1-14 Basutoland [now Lesotho], E.S.W. Green; Y30546A/15-31 Basutoland, R.W. Booth; Y30546A/32-44, Swaziland, photographer unknown; Y30546A/45-54, photographer unknown; Y30546A/55-60, Bechuanaland, E.O. Butler; Y30546A/61-70, Bechuanaland, Q.M.S. Fosdyke B.P.P.; Y30546A/71-77, Bechuanaland, Lt G.B. Moseley; Y30546A/78-81, Lt G.B. Moseley; Y03546A/82-90, Bloemfontein, Southern Rhodesia, Batchelor.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1911


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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1 archive box(es) (90 images in 1 box) : photograph

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Prints are generally in fair condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

They were originally collected for the Visual Instruction Committee.

Existence and Location of Copies

This box is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 149.


PJ. One of the places identified in the photographs (Kazungula) is located in Zambia.



Finding aid date

2002-10-15 12:38:37+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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