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Cape Town Houses of Parliament, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/2

Scope and Contents

199 x 200 mm. A view from Grave Street showing the south and east facades of the Parliament buildings, opened by Sir Hercules Robinson in 1885. These buildings, planned by H.S. Greaves, supplanted an earlier design by Charles Freeman. The foundation stone for this original building was laid in 1875 but shortly after construction began major problems with the foundations arose and the design was cancelled.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1910


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate.


Cape Government Railways

Finding aid date

2002-10-21 16:50:33+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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