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An ostrich farm, 1899 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/33

Scope and Contents

219 x 166 mm. Showing a troop of ostriches on C.D. Charlwood's farm at Graaff Reinet, with a figure seated in a ponycart in the foreground. By 1891 Graff Reinet was the sixth largest producer of ostrich feathers in the colony, although the trade has now completely disappeared from the area. The print is signed 'Roe W Phor.'


  • Creation: 1899 - 1900

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

For a note on the industry see Y305E/50.




Roe, W, fl 1880, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-30 09:29:07+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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