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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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A.C.G.R. Dining express train leaving Cape Town Station for the north, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/11
Scope and Contents

115 x 94 mm. Showing a Cape Government Railways steam locomotive pulling out of Cape Town station.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/4
Scope and Contents

111 x 85 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street with tramlines and horse carts on the roadway.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/5
Scope and Contents

115 x 91 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street and showing the Standard Bank (opened in 1883) and the Mansion House Buildings (1898) at the junction with Darling Street. With horse carts and cabs parked in the foreground.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Aliwal North, corner of the Market Place, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/29
Scope and Contents

190 x 144 mm. Showing the market square at Aliwal North with a bullock team and wagon in the foregrond. Founded in 1849, the town is situated on the Orange River and takes its name from the Battle of Aliwal, fought in India in January 1846 during the First Anglo-Sikh War.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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At Mochudi Station, Rhodesia [Botswana], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/153
Scope and Contents

111 x 87 mm. Showing an ostrich, watched by a passenger, on the platform at Mochudi (Bechuanaland).

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Beaufort West, general view, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/38
Scope and Contents

200 x 142 mm. A view from a neighbouring hill looking over Beaufort West to the Karoo beyond. The town lies 260 miles east north east of Cape Town and became, in 1839, the first municipality in South Africa.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Buffalo River and Harbour, East London, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/24
Scope and Contents

287 x 172 mm. A view looking down on the Buffalo River and wharves at East London, with two steamers moored in the foreground and the sea in the distance.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Bulawayo, Rhodes Statue, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/155
Scope and Contents

90 x 115 mm. Showing the Cecil Rhodes statue in Main Street, Bulawayo, with the Grand Hotel in the background.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Bulawayo, the Grand Hotel, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/154
Scope and Contents

197 x 139 mm. A view from Main Street looking towards the three storeyed verandahed building of the Grand Hotel.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Burghersdorp, general view, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/28
Scope and Contents

20 x 136 mm. A view looking over small homesteads and gardens with the Stormberg Mountains in the background. Founded in 1844, the town was originally called Kupdrift.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 Govt. [i.e. Government] Railways Dining saloon train. Interior of the dining saloon, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/13
Scope and Contents

195 x 148 mm. A view looking along the wood panelled saloon car interior with tables laid for a meal.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 and Table Mountain, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/1
Scope and Contents

194 x 138 mm. A view looking south across Cape Town towards Table Mountain with the old Malay cemetery in the foreground.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 (Camp's Bay), The Twelve Apostles from the Victoria Road, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/7
Scope and Contents

196 x 136 mm. A view looing down on to the Victoria Road which follows the rocky coastline from Cape Town to Camp's Bay, with the pinnacles of the Twelve Apostles on the skyline.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 Docks, arrival of a mail steamer, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/6
Scope and Contents

191 x 136 mm. A view looking along the docks with a steamer moored on either side of the wharf and carts, hansoms and a railway locomotive in the foregound.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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, Government Avenue (winter), 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/3
Scope and Contents

199 x138 mm. A view looking along the treelined avenue which runs south east from the Parliament Buildings.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 Houses of Parliament, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/2
Scope and Contents

199 x 200 mm. A view from Grave Street showing the south and east facades of the Parliament buildings, opened by Sir Hercules Robinson in 1885. These buildings, planned by H.S. Greaves, supplanted an earlier design by Charles Freeman. The foundation stone for this original building was laid in 1875 but shortly after construction began major problems with the foundations arose and the design was cancelled.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Ceres, the Stream, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/41
Scope and Contents

141 x 192 mm. Showing the tree-lined stream leading to a farmhouse and hills. This is presumably the Dwars River on which the town of Ceres, in the Western Cape lies.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cradock, street in, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/37
Scope and Contents

196 x 121 mm. Showing the main street in Cradock (on the Great Fish River 120 miles north of Port Elizabeth) with the Masonic Hotel in the foreground and the church beyond.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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East London, the Town Hall, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/25
Scope and Contents

191 x 143 mm. Showing the East London Town (now City) Hall, a verandahed stone building with a clocktower set at one corner. Designed by Edwin Page in 1893 and completed in 1899, it is situated between Argyle and Buxton Streets.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Graaf Reinet, view in the Botanical Gardens, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/31
Scope and Contents

195 x 146 mm. A view looking along a path in the garden, with neatly laid out trees and shrubs along its borders. The gardens, founded in 1872, were taken up in the early years of the twentieth century to be replaced by the Urquhart Park Rugby and Cricket Ground.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Grahamstown, general view, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/26
Scope and Contents

281 x 186 mm. A view from a field beside the road which leads into the High Street. A prominent landmark is Church Square with the Tower of St. George's Cathedral on the left and that of the Town Hall on the right. On the High Street at the nearer end of Church Square is the Railway Hotel.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Groot Drakenstein. Boiling fruits at the factory for jams and preserves, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/10
Scope and Contents

283 x 205 mm. Showing African and European cooks and packers at work in a canning plant on a Cecil Rhodes model farm.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Groot Drakenstein, packing fruit for export (London and Continental Markets), 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/9
Scope and Contents

285 x 205 mm. Showing African workers packing fruit into boxes in a warehouse on one of the model farms set up by Cecil Rhodes in the Drakenstein Valley.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Groot Schuur (Rondebosch), 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/8
Scope and Contents

290 x 201 mm. A view from the garden looking down the hillside to Groot Schuur the residence of the South African Prime Minister. The old Dutch colonial building (originally a granary) was gutted by fire in 1896 shortly after Cecil Rhodes had purchased it. The buildings as seen here embody the alterations designed by Sir Hebert Baker.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Hex River Valley. Loading up railway trucks with boxes of fruit for export, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/15
Scope and Contents

197 x 142 mm. Showing workers carrying boxes of fruit to the door of a freight truck in south-west Cape Province.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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