South Africa (nation)
Found in 3604 Collections and/or Records:
189 x 125 mm. Lovett served with his regiment as part of the Natal Field Force in the Transvaal during the First Boer War.
A collection of coloured matt photographs, all measuring 127 x 89 mm. The envelope is annotated: '1980. 9 photos - Zululand - are of 'Makhalafukwe' the shanty town inside Melmoth 'white' area. These people have got permission to take up jobs in Melmoth! (mostly for Government servants!) Their employers are whites, working in KwaZulu'. The photographs were taken by Wren Robinson.
150 x 78 mm. Showing linen draped over aloe plants to dry.
149 x 78 mm. A view from the beach showing a low rockface with the roofs of houses visible beyond. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'The Cape Town and Simons Town Rd. was only built as far as Wynberg in 1867, but now runs along where these rocks are, and cuts off all the houses from the sea; the road is just in front of the houses'.
150 x 77 mm. Showing a boulder-strewn curve in the river with the low course of the stream beyond and woodland in the background.
152 x 75 mm. A view looking along the river towards a small wooden footbridge.
151 x 75 mm. A view looking along the Eerste River near Stellenbosch, with dense woodland on either bank.
150 x 76 mm. A similar view to Y3059A/51, but with woodland rather than rocks in the foreground.
149 x 75 mm. A view looking north-east from Camp's Bay towards the Lion's Head, with a rockface in the foreground.
149 x 75 mm. Showing a small tumbledown thatched hut with woodland in the background. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, 'pondok' is 'a hut or shack made of oddments of wood, corrugated iron, etc.; a mean house or hovel, esp. one inhabited by non-whites'.
149 x 75 mm. A view looking up towards the peaks of Table Mountain with wood and scrubland in the foreground.
150 x 78 mm. A view looking up towards the plateau of Table Mountain with broken wood and scrubland in the foreground.
151 x 77 mm. Showing the peaks of Table Mountain from the Kloof Road.
147 x 77 mm. A view looking north-west from Wynberg towards Table Mountain with a road leading into woodland in the foreground.
70 x 95 mm.
203 x 152 mm. Showing a neatly planted orchard of citrus fruits with farm buildings in the background and a surrounding row of hills beyond.
183 x 154 mm. The caption continues: 'A grain basket can be seen inside, and part of a hut. Note the way the screen is fixed into the hard mud floor, and the poles bound with grass.
191 x 140 mm. Showing mine buildings at Wilbank, the main coalfields centre of the Province. It was in the workings of a local colliery at Wilbank that Winston Churchill hid after his escape from a prisoner of war camp in Pretoria during the Boer War.
154 x 208 mm. A view looking along a small stream running through thick woodland, with two figures standing among the vegetation.
202 x 154 mm. Showing a crossing place on the Keiskama River with three figures posed in the background. The Keiskama, which rises in the Amatola Mountains and enters the Indian Ocean south of East London, became the eastern boundary of Cape colony in 1847.
114 x 88 mm. Showing a female ostrich incubating eggs on a nest consisting of a small circular mound of sand in a field.
197 x 138 mm. Showing a dairy herd in a field.
204 x 151 mm. A view from surrounding hillside looking down on the town of Barberton in the eastern Transvaal. Founded in 1884, Barberton was the centre of the De Kaap Goldfields which up to about 1887 produced several million pounds worth of gold. After that date gold mining activity fell off although a few small mines in the area are still worked and there are hopes of reviving others.
'A Hottentot [Khoikhoi] man and woman with a view of the Table Mountain and Cape Town at the Cape of Good Hope. Engraved by T. Wallis from an original picture by W.M. Craig. Publish[e]d by C. Brightly, T. Kinnersley, June 1864'.
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