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'Surprise' ashore and Back Beach, Durban, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/5

Scope and Contents

195 x 136 mm. Showing the sailing ship 'Surprise' beached on Back Beach on in 1880, with spectators on the sands in the foreground standing beside salvaged cargo.


  • Creation: 1880


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight chemical spotting.

Related Materials

For a similar view, but of the sailing ship 'Eastern Star', see Y3058A/3.





Finding aid date

2004-09-30 14:36:10+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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