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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A mountain church, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/11
Scope and Contents

138 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a large crowd of Basuto women seated in front of a small stone church with thatched roof. Caption under the photograph reads: 'Services are not held every Sunday, but when the visiting minister does put in an appearance the people from many miles round flock to the place of worship. The churches are generally used for school purposes during the week.'

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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An officer of the Basutoland Mounted Police on 'trek', 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/2
Scope and Contents

83 x 141 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing an unidentified police officer standing beside his tent in an overcoat in a snow-covered landscape in the Drakensberg Mountains.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Basutoland Mounted Police during a hut tax collection tour, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/3
Scope and Contents

142 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a group of native officers standing behind African women and children in a mountain village in Basutoland. In the early years of the century, hut tax was the main source of revenue in the territory.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Football match in a government camp at Quthing, Basutoland, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/4
Scope and Contents

141 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing African youths playing football in a government camp.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Langalabalele Rising Memorial in the pass between Natal and Basutoland, now called the Langalabalele Pass, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/5
Scope and Contents 141 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing two officers of the Basutoland Mounted Police standing in front of the cairn erected in memory of six troopers of the Natal Carabineers killed during the rising of 1873. The rising took place when men of Langalbalele's clan returned from the diamond mines with unauthorised guns. Having ignored orders to answer this charge, Langalabelele fled into Basutoland with an armed force. After successfully...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Maletsunyane Falls, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/13
Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). A view looking upstream along the Maletsunyane River towards the 630 foot waterfall generally known as the Lehiban Falls after Father Francois Lehiban, who made the first recorded visit to the spot in 1881. The gorge itself is generally known as Semonkong, 'the place of smoke.' Caption under photograph reads: ''Maletsunyane Falls' 630 ft, one of the grandest sights in Basutoland.'

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Mt Aux Sources in the Drakensberg, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/12
Scope and Contents

134 x 81 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). 10, 763 feet above sea level. A view looking towards the flat topped peak of Mount Aux Sources, in fact 10, 822 feet above sea level.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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On the Drakensberg, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/1
Scope and Contents

81 x 138 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a sheer cliff face in the Drakensberg Mountains in south-eastern Basutoland.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Pack horses on trek, Basutoland, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/7
Scope and Contents 139 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing groups of loaded horses moving across flat grassland with hills in the distance. Caption under photograph reads: 'The above photograph shows wool packs on 'trek.' The method adopted to keep the animals from passing each other, which would be extremely dangerous on narrow mountain paths, is to tie a rope, generally made from horse hair, from the tail of one pony to the bottom lip of the pony...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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'Sinqu Pass', 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/8
Scope and Contents

139 x 81 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). A view looking along the pass, the floor of which is partially obscured by clouds. Caption under photograph reads: ''Sinqu Pass' the Lesoto name for orange; the Basuto hold that the 'Orange River' does not rise at Mt Aux Sources but at a point about 15 miles south. Hence the name Sinqu has been given to the pass. The above photograph is taken facing Natal.'

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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'The Buttress' on Mount Aux Sources, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/10
Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). A view looking towards the Buttress, all but the summit of which is concealed by mist. Mount Aux Sources lies in the Drakensberg Mountains near the Transvaal-Basutoland border and was, until 1951, thought to be the highest peak in South Africa.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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'The Cathedral', Drakensberg Mountains, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/6
Scope and Contents

141 x 80 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing the Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg Mountains.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Valley of the Maletsunyane River, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/14
Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). A view from the top of the rock face over which the Lebihan Falls drop, looking down and along the Maletsunyane River Gorge.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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View in the Drakensberg Mountains, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/9
Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a sheer rock face in the Drakensberg Range. Caption under photograph reads: 'The above photograph shows the extraordinary natural boundary between Natal and Basutoland formed by the Drakensberg. The sheer drop continues for a distance of about 70 miles broken at intervals by passes into Natal.'

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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