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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Fort Pearson from Zululand, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/26
Scope and Contents

202 x 137 mm. A view looking south across the Tugela River from Zululand towards Fort Pearson, situated on the summit of the cliffs on the farther bank. The photographer is probably J. R. Mee.

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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Fort Pearson, Lower Tugela, Natal [i.e. KwaZulu-Natal], 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/27
Scope and Contents 200 x 136 mm. A view from the KwaZulu-Natal side looking over the Tugela River into Zululand with the small wooden Fort Pearson situated on the headland overlooking the crossing into Zululand. In the foreground are tents of the Naval Brigade. The forces at Fort Pearson forming the right, or eastern prong of the advance into Zululand were under the command of Colonel Charles Pearson and consisted of a battalion of the 99th regiment, the second Battilion third regiment, a troop of mounted...
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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Inyoni Drift, Zululand, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/28
Scope and Contents 204 x 138 mm. Showing wagons from Pearson's column negotiating the deep gully of the Inyoni during the advance into Zululand. While the river itself was a mere trickle, the depth of the gully only permitted the passage of wagons one at a time, and the backlog waiting to cross can be seen on the hill behind the drift. The Inyoni, twelve miles north of the Tugela, was crossed by Pearson and his advance column on 18 January 1879 and he continued on while the rest of the force negotiated the...
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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