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Views in Port Elizabeth

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N

Scope and Contents

Collection of loose prints measuring approximately 105 x 80 mm., with extensive typewritten captions on a separate sheet. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation. The captions from the album have been removed, and the longer descriptive extracts taken from the typewritten sheet (dated April 10 1898) are inserted with the photographs.


  • Creation: 1897 - 1898

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 archival box containing 22 images.)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor to fair condition. These prints were originally mounted in a small album, which was damaged in a flood in the library basement in February 1980, and although removed from the album, still show considerable water staining and crinkling.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 190.


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



Includes index.
2006-10-06 11:57:42+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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