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Unveiling of Boer War Memorial, Grahamstown, March 9 1906, 1906-03-09

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059W/1

Scope and Contents

295 x 241 mm. A view looking across Church Square at the junction of High Street with Bathurst Street. In the foreground crowds of spectators are gathered round the raised podium from which Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson (Governor of Cape Colony 1901-10) surrounded by civic dignitaries, is giving the opening speech. Behind this group is the statue itself and in the background commercial premises on whose flat roofs are more spectators. The Town Hall and Settler's Tower are visible at the extreme left.

Dates

  • 1906-03-09

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

Hepburn and Jeanes had a studio in Grahamstown, South Africa and were active circa 1890 - circa 1909.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Hepburn and Jeanes

Finding aid date

2006-10-09 17:28:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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