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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Sir George Grey, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059D/1
Scope and Contents

A half length studio portrait of Grey seating resting an arm on a table. Grey (1812-1898) was commissioned into the army in 1829. He made two journeys of exploration in Australia in 1837 and 1839, and was Governor of South Australia 1841-1845; of New Zealand 1846-1854 and 1861-1867; and of the Cape of Good Hope 1854-1861. From 1870-1894 he lived in New Zealand and was Prime Minister 1877-1879. Another copy of this print can be found at Y3011T/10. Photograph probably by Frederick York.

Dates: 1859
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

Sir George Grey, K.C.B., 1861, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/10
Scope and Contents 70 x 92 mm. Oval print. Three quarter length portrait of Sir Edward George Grey seated with his elbow resting on a table. Grey entered the Army in 1829 and spent periods of exploration in Australia in 1837 and 1839-40. He was Lieutenant Governor of South Australia 1841-45, Governor of New Zealand 1846-54 and 1861-67, Governor of the Cape of Good Hope 1854-61 and Prime Minister of New Zealand 1877-79. This portrait is accompanied by a letter from Adolphe Beau of Forest Hill to the...
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).