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The Presidency, Pretoria, 1932

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055I/3

Scope and Contents

295 x 213 mm. Showing Kruger's house in Church Street West, a long single storied building with a 'stoep' and a corrugated iron roof. President Kruger is seated on the 'stoep' while two soldiers stand on guard duty beside the man entrance. After the death of Kruger's wife in 1901 the house was used by the South African Constabulary. After a short spell as a boarding house it was reoccupied by members of the Kruger family until 1918 when it became a nursing home. In 1934 it became the Kruger House museum.

Dates

  • 1932

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 3293.

General

WS.

Date information

DateText: This is a modern print (circa 1932) of an original print taken in circa 1896..

Originator(s)

Unknown

Finding aid date

2006-10-04 10:21:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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