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A glimpse of Barberton, De Kaap Gold Fields, 1900 - 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/109

Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. A view from surrounding hillside looking down on the town of Barberton in the eastern Transvaal. Founded in 1884, Barberton was the centre of the De Kaap Goldfields which up to about 1887 produced several million pounds worth of gold. After that date gold mining activity fell off.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1910

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight tears along top edge and printed from a broken plate.

General

GD.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate.

Finding aid date

2002-10-25 09:46:52+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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