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Views in South Africa, circa 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305F
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints presented by government surveyor E.H.V. Melvill. 1-14 are platinum prints. Most measure approximately 200 x 150 mm, with pencilled captions on the reverse. 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. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographer's stamp is imprinted in relief in the bottom...
Dates: 1899
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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: South Africa (nation) X
  • Names: Melvill, Edward H V, fl. 1879-1899 (government surveyor) X