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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...
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- ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115)
- Subject: South Africa (nation)
- Subject: Port Elizabeth (inhabited place)
- Names: Bruton, James Edward, 1838 -1918 (photographer)