South Africa (nation)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
195 x 135 mm.
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.
Showing a group of Africans standing in front of a circular hut.
Showing the post cart in the road outside the Post Office, with an unidentified group, presumably post office employees, standing behind.
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.
A general view of the newly completed Somerset Hospital at Green Point, with part of Table Mountain visible in the background.
A view showing the cluster of single storey wooden buildings of the Sanatorium at Wynberg, probably only recently constructed when this picture was taken.
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.