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Cape Town. Railway Station and Dutch Reformed Church and warehouse of Eaton Busk and Co. Adderley St, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/5

Scope and Contents

213 x 167 mm. A view looking south-west along Adderley Street towards The Parade, with the Railway Station (completed circa 1879) in the foreground, the Commercial Exchange (partly obscured) beyond it and the Dutch Reformed Church on the far side of the Parade. With hansom cabs lined along the centre of the street and Table Mountain dominating the skyline in the background. The warehouse of Eaton, Busk and Co. (7, 9 and 11 Adderley Street) is presumably at the farther end of the street beyond the Dutch Reformed Church.


  • Creation: 1879


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, overall fading and yellowing and chemical staining along bottom edge.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-04-01 09:44:42+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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