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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[?Mrs E.J. Dunn], 1875 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/11
Scope and Contents 59 x 94 mm. A carte de visite three quarter length studio portrait of a woman standing beside a table, on which are a book and inkpots. This is most probably a portrait of Elizabeth Julie Dunn (nee Perchard, of Jersey), whom Dumm married in 1875. The backmark reads; 'From the photographic studio of James E. Bruton, photographer, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope. Cartes de visite enlarged to life size and finished in colours. Marion, Imp, Paris'. The photograph was probably taken in the...
Dates: 1875 - 1879
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).
 Item

River scene by Makapan's Gat, Waterberg, Transvaal, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059M/2
Scope and Contents

104 x 153 mm. For a similar river scene, by presumably the same (unidentified) artist, see Y3059M/1.

Dates: 1880
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).
 Item

Springbokflaatte, Waterberg, Transvaal, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059M/1
Scope and Contents

103 x 150 mm. A photographic copy on a carte-de-visite mount of a painting of a river scene in the Springboks Flats area of the northern Transvaal. Artist unidentified.

Dates: 1880
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).
 Item

[Unidentified portrait], 1850 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/31
Scope and Contents

40 x 53 mm. (Vignetted oval). A carte de visite head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified bearded man. Pencilled on the reverse of the mount is the word 'Bredasdorp', a town 10 miles east-south-east of Cape Town. The backmark reads; 'From the photographic studio of James E. Bruton, photographer, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope. Cartes de visite enlarged to life size and finished in colours. Marion, Imp, Paris'.

Dates: 1850 - 1930
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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