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Album of coastal profiles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 6
Scope and Contents Fifty-eighty pages of sepia drawings (12" x 6"), with captions and dates. The drawings give latitude and longitude, and appear to be competent renderings of coast profiles. The places featured include the Cape Verde Islands, Trinidad, Table Bay (including plan), Ceylon, Malaya and the East Indies, Macao, Sunda Straits, St Helena, Ascension and Britain. Some of the profiles, including those for Cape Town, Macao and Jamestown, St Helena, give details of buildings. None are signed, but...
Dates: 1783-12-30 - 1785-06-06
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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Cape Town, the Gateway to South Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U
Scope and Contents

A collection of small images measuring 82 x 63 mm with captions on the prints. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Charles F. Kimble and Sons.

Dates: 1950
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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Environs of Cape Town

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059P
Scope and Contents

A collection of nine (of an original eleven) loose prints measuring approximately 150 x 110 mm. with pencilled captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. The majority of the prints show views on the Kloof Road which runs out from West Cape Town and round the Lion's Head. Photographs are possibly by C.F. Wienand.

Dates: 1905
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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Sir Bartle Frere's return to Cape Town, June 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059B
Scope and Contents A leather-bound album containing prints of various sizes, all uncaptioned. The album, which has the Frere arms on a silver shield on the corner, contains an illuminated address opposite the title page reading:Presented to the Lady Frere by the Reception Committee. The Chairman of the Committee in making the presentation said: The Executive Committee entrusted with the arrangements for the reception of His Excellency Sir Bartle Frere on his return from Natal, June 6th, 1879, before...
Dates: 1879-06
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 Cape Town

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose snapshots measuring approximately 100 x 80 mm. with handwritten captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Henry Rudland.

Dates: 1915
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 Cape Town and Vicinity, 1857-1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A
Scope and Contents A collection of albumen prints (numbers 50-77 being stereoscopic cards) of various sizes. All the prints are mounted on card and most have captions by C.J. Busk. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many also have additional annotations by his son Charles W. Busk (mostly relating to the changes apparent in the scenes photographed when Charles W. Busk was in South Africa in 1914). ...
Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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