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Fire damage in East London

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059O
Scope and Contents A collection of three panoramic views each composed of two joined prints mounted on card and with extensive handwritten captions identifying locations and buildings, which have been recorded as found. They were taken by Fox and Son (or G. Fox and Son), a commercial photographic firm based in East London, South Africa, circa 1902.‘On Sunday afternoon, November 9, 1902, East London’s greatest fire broke out behind Messrs. Dunn and Co.’s wool store on the Flat Street side of the Market...
Dates: 1902
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Palmerston Hotel, Port Elizabeth

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059K
Scope and Contents 177 x 146 mm. An albumen print mounted on card bearing the letterpress: 'J.E. Bruton, Photographer, Port Elizabeth, Cape of Good Hope' (thus certainly dating the print to before 1874 when Bruton left Port Elizabeth to set up a studio in Cape Town). The print shows the front facade of the two- storied stone built hotel with a group of men and women posed on the verandah for the photographer. The name of the proprietor, James R. Rumsey, can be read above the entrance. The hotel, situated...
Dates: 1865
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Boer War Memorial, Grahamstown

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059W
Scope and Contents

Two prints, mounted on card stamped 'Hepburn and Jeanes' with captions which have been used as titles and recorded as found.

Dates: 1906
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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.

Dates: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Views in Port Elizabeth

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V
Scope and Contents

An album containing prints measuring approximately 190 x 130 mm without original captions. Most of the identifications were made with the aid of J.J. Redgrave's 'Port Elizabeth in bygone days,' (1947). Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Views of Port Elizabeth and Cradock

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Q
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 210 x 155 mm or 150 x 105 mm, with handwritten captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs probably by Revd. Alfred Hall.

Dates: 1906
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: Eastern Cape, Province of (province) X

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Port Elizabeth (inhabited place) 4
Cradock (inhabited place) 1
East London (inhabited place) 1
Grahamstown (inhabited place) 1
 
Names
Bruton, James Edward, 1838 -1918 (photographer) 1
Hall, Alfred, fl. 1906 (clergyman) 1