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Groot Schuur (Rondebosch), 1900 - 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/8

Scope and Contents

290 x 201 mm. A view from the garden looking down the hillside to Groot Schuur the residence of the South African Prime Minister. The old Dutch colonial building (originally a granary) was gutted by fire in 1896 shortly after Cecil Rhodes had purchased it. The buildings as seen here embody the alterations designed by Sir Hebert Baker.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1910

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, with some curling and tears at edges.

General

GD.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate.

Originator(s)

Cape Government Railways

Finding aid date

2002-10-22 09:13:59+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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