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Ferreira Gold Mining Company, Whitehead's Company in distance, 1888

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/86

Scope and Contents

191 x 126 mm. Showing miners at work shifting boulders excavated from the trenches on Ferreira's mine. The Ferreira Gold Mining Company and the Ferreira Deep were named after Colonel Ignatius P. Ferreira (1840-1921) who had laid out Ferreira's Camp in 1886 and was one of the leaders of the early diggers. These two mines were among the most successful on the Wittwatersrand. Whitehead's Mine can just be made out on the horizon.

Dates

  • 1888

Creator

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

General

WS.

Finding aid date

2004-07-26 14:48:47+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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