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 Fonds

Buildings in Carnarvon, Cape Colony

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059R
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints, most measuring approximately 85 x 55 mm, with handwritten captions beside the prints. Photographs probably by F. Walsh.

Dates: 1909
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).
 Fonds

Illustration of Diamond Industry from 'Mining the ground' to 'Diamonds classified for shipment'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059C
Scope and Contents An album containing prints measuring approximately 210 x 150 mm. with letterpress captions beneath the plates. Each plate also has a descriptive text tipped-into the page beside the print. All captions have been recorded as found. Photographs by J.E. Middlebrook, a commercial photographer in Kimberly around 1888-94 and in Durban around 1898-99. An introduction pasted on to the first sheet of the album reads:The Diamond Industry illustrated. In submitting this volume of...
Dates: 1891
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).
 Fonds

Kimberley Diamond Diggings

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059L
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints mounted on card, uncaptioned apart from the inscription ‘Diamond fields lent by Mr. Blaine,’ pencilled on the reverse of the mounts. Diamond Mining at Kimberley:The first diamond to be found in South Africa appears to have been one picked up by a child on the bank of the Orange River in 1866. Other diamonds were found in the Hope Town shortly afterwards, but it was the discovery of the diamond later to be known as the star of South Africa (at...
Dates: 1872
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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