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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Commanding Officers of the Cape Town Volunteers, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/3
Scope and Contents A studio group portrait showing the uniformed figures of, from left to right: Colonel John Thomas Eustace (1825-1910), soldier and civil servant. Gazetted into the 60th Rifles 1844, served in Canada and later in the Crimea with the Osmanli Irregular cavalry. He retired to Wynberg and later in life became a civil servant, being appointed Resident with Chief Sarili at Butterworth from 1875-1879. He was appointed Civil Commissioner for Namaqualand in 1879 and ended his career as Civil...
Dates: 1861
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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Graham’s Town, from the West, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/7
Scope and Contents

195 x 135 mm.

Dates: 1860
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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His Excellency P.E. Wodehouse, Governor of the Cape of Good Hope , 1862

Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059X/2
Scope and Contents

A seated, three-quarter length studio portrait of Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse (1811-1887), Governor of the Cape 1852-1870. Wodehouse's career started as a writer in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] in 1828 where he served until 1850. During 1851-1854 he was Superintendent in British Honduras and Governor of British Guiana during 1854-1861. After leaving the Cape he was Governor of Bombay 1872-1877.

Dates: 1862
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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Kafir Chiefs on Robben Island [historic title], 1862

Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059X/3
Scope and Contents

Showing a group of Africans standing in front of a circular hut.

Dates: 1862
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 Cape Post Cart waiting at the General Post Office, Cape Town, 1862

Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059X/1
Scope and Contents

Showing the post cart in the road outside the Post Office, with an unidentified group, presumably post office employees, standing behind.

Dates: 1862
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 Interior of the Public Library - Cape Town, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/1
Scope and Contents

A view looking along the porticoed reading of the Public Library, with readers sitting at tables, staff beyond and a portrait of Queen Victoria hanging on the far wall. The library was opened by Prince Alfred on September 18 1860.

Dates: 1861
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 New Somerset Hospital, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/4
Scope and Contents

A general view of the newly completed Somerset Hospital at Green Point, with part of Table Mountain visible in the background.

Dates: 1861
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 Sanatarium at Wynberg, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/6
Scope and Contents

A view showing the cluster of single storey wooden buildings of the Sanatorium at Wynberg, probably only recently constructed when this picture was taken.

Dates: 1861
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 Town House, Cape Town, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/5
Scope and Contents

A view looking across Greenmarket Square towards the Old Town House, with Burg Street at the right and Longmarket Street running off to the left.

Dates: 1861
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).