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Du Cap au Zambèze. Notes de voyage dans l'Afrique du Sud, Genève: Baden-Baden printed, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305R

Scope and Contents

A printed book illustrated by photographic prints. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The book resulted from a journey from Cape Town via Kimberley and the Transvaal to the Victoria Falls and back to Port Elizabeth.


  • Creation: 1880


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Biographical / Historical

Apart from his date of birth, 1848, little seems to be known of Manheimer. In 1896 he published: Le nouveau monde sud-africain : la vie au Transvaal, Paris : E. Flammarion.


.01 cubic metre(s) (15 images in 1 volume)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The photographs are generally in fair condition, with some fading in most cases.


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

Date information

DateText: The volume was published in 1884. However, plate 15 indicates that the actual journey took place in 1880.


Manheimer, Emile, b 1848

Includes index.
2003-09-17 09:16:55+00:00
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Repository Details

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