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General C.R. de Wet at Norvalspont concentration camp

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305M

Scope and Contents

Loose prints measuring approximately 160 x 115 mm with captions which have been recorded as found. These are modern prints from two glass negatives. The prints record a visit made by General Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (1854-1922) to the British concentration camp at Norvalspont, presumably shortly after the Second South African War.


  • Creation: 1902

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.


1 file(s) (2 images in 1 file)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably presented to the Library by Hugh Gunn (1870-1931) who was Superintendent of the Norvalspont School.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 173.


This item level description was entered by KS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
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