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Durban, Natal (from the Berea), 1879 - 1880

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/1

Scope and Contents

355 x 124 mm. Two prints joined. A panoramic view looking eastwards over Durban from the Berea, the residential area on a rise to the west of the city. In the foreground are cultivated fields with the town beyond and The Bluff and the Indian Ocean in the background. The enclosed Bay of Natal can be seen at the right. An army camp can be seen at the left to the north of the Umgeni River.

Dates

  • 1879 - 1880

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, some fading and chemical spotting.

Related Materials

Completing this panoramic view is the joined print: Y3058A/2.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Unknown

Finding aid date

2004-09-30 10:30:31+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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