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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Camp of Naval Brigade of H.M.S. 'Active', 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/32
Scope and Contents

205 x 133 mm. A view looking over scrubland towards the Tugela River with the tents of the Naval Brigade overlooking the river. Not visible in this print is Fort Pearson, beyond the tents. In the foreground small kraals dot the countryside. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879 - 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).
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Isandhlwana, 1879-05-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/43
Scope and Contents

206 x 142 mm. A view looking across the battlefield with the abandoned wagons in the wagon park in the foreground and cavalry searching through the tent areas beyond (May 21). The photograph is signed 'Lloyd Photo' and stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal'. [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879-05-21
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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Isandhlwana (from Fugitives Path), 1879-05-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/42
Scope and Contents 208 x 142 mm. A view looking across the battlefield at Isandhlwana towards the rock itself. In the foreground is the south eastern section of the battlefield, littered with the skeletons of men and open and abandoned wagons on the site of Brevet Colonel Anthony William Durnford's last stand. The road leading across the picture leads off to the right towards Ulundi and to the left towards Rorke's Drift. Known as Fugitives Path, it was the route taken by the few NCO's and men of the Natal...
Dates: 1879-05-21
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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Isandhlwana (The Camp), 1879-05-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/44
Scope and Contents

204 x 139 mm. Showing a soldier with a shovel (probably on burial duty on May 21) standing beside abandoned wagons in the camp at Isandhlwana. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879-05-21
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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Melvill's and Coghill's grave, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/41
Scope and Contents

207 x 138 mm. A view from the hillside looking down on the grave, with the Buffalo River visible in the valley. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879 - 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).
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Rorke's House, Rorke's Drift, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/35
Scope and Contents 208 x 131 mm. Showing the storehouse at Rorke's Drift which became the final stronghold after the hospital had been abandoned. Originally built by Jim Rorke, at the time of the campaign the buildings were occupied by a Swedish Missionary Otto Witt and his wife and child (Witt and his family had left, separately shortly before the Zulu attack), the storehouse seen here being his chapel and the hospital his living quarters. This week was taken some weeks after the fight, the solid,...
Dates: 1879 - 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).
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Rorke's House, Rorke's Drift, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/37
Scope and Contents

209 x 139 mm. A view from the Oskarberg Terraces looking northwest down onto the storehouse at Rorke's Drift with the foundations of the destroyed hospital buildings at the left. It was on the Oskarberg Terraces that the Zulus placed most of their available firepower, pinning down the defenders while their main body attacked the hospital and storehouse. The print is stamped 'Lloyd Artist Natal.' [James Lloyd]

Dates: 1879 - 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).

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