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Maletsunyane Falls, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/13

Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). A view looking upstream along the Maletsunyane River towards the 630 foot waterfall generally known as the Lehiban Falls after Father Francois Lehiban, who made the first recorded visit to the spot in 1881. The gorge itself is generally known as Semonkong, 'the place of smoke.' Caption under photograph reads: ''Maletsunyane Falls' 630 ft, one of the grandest sights in Basutoland.'


  • Creation: 1910 - 1911


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, overall yellowing and some fading.




Green, Edward Scott Waring, fl 1911, sub-inspector of Police

Finding aid date

2002-10-22 16:44:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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