South Africa (nation)
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
207 x 152 mm. Showing a collection of small piles of diamonds of various grades laid out on white paper on a long table in the valuing and classifying room at the De Beers head office.
206 x 150 mm. A view looking across a field planted out with fruit trees towards lines of wooden houses.
207 x 153 mm. Showing the headgear machinery for lifting the trolleys to the surface, with the skips into which is poured the blue ground beyond, and the driving gear in the engine house in the background. A few figures sit in the foreground posed for the photographer.
206 x 148 mm. Showing the head gear of the rock shaft and surrounding buildings.
149 x 203 mm. Showing the brick-built De Beers Head Office, situated on a corner next to the Kimberley Diamond and Share Market.
198 x 135 mm. Showing a line of trolleys being hauled along a road towards the separating floors.
207 x 153 mm. Showing the central courtyard of the native compound crowded with African miners.
200 x 154 mm. Showing the engine in the foreground with the winding gear on giant spools beyond.
211 x 153 mm. Showing miners crowded on to the small carriages of a steam tram, with the locomotive at the right of the photograph.
The boilers supplying steam for electric light plant, rock shaft and winding engine, man-cage and Cornish pump, 1891
208 x 146 mm. Showing the four large boilers housed in a brick and corrugated-iron shed.
198 x 151 mm. Showing a large group of miners seated on the ground at their mid-day meal with a barrel of drinking water in their midst and mine buildings in the background.
208 x 153 mm. Showing gangs of Africans, under the eye of a supervisor, loading diamondiferous soil into metal trolleys for transportation to the washing machines (see Y3059C/21).
209 x 153 mm. Showing trolleys being lowered by winch into the stone walled trench at the far end of which is the washing machinery.
209 x 153 mm. A general view of another type of washing machine.
209 x 153 mm. A general view of the buildings containing the pulsator machinery (see Y3059C/24) with three Europeans seated on chairs near an electric light post in the foreground.
208 x 149 mm. A close-up view of the drums and driving machinery in which the gravel is separated from earth.
208 x 154 mm. Showing a group of three European sorters bent over piles of gravel laid out on tables, with a supervisor standing in the foreground.
195 x 149 mm. Showing a horse drawing a line of trolleys loaded with blue ground towards the washing machines.
203 x 150 mm. Showing a group of miners posed against a rockface underground, with one African worker seated at the front of the group.
208 x 151 mm. Showing two miners standing at the ‘Flat Sheet’ where blue ground is transferred from the trucks to the Incline Shaft for transportation to the surface.
208 x 147 mm. Showing trolleys and track at the lowest flat sheet in the De Beers mine.
207 x 149 mm. Showing a slippery series of steps in a tunnel on the 600 foot level, with a blurred figure standing in the right foreground.
199 x 148 mm. Showing a timbered passageway and a short ladder leading up to another level of the mine.
209 x 153 mm. A poor photograph showing African miners working at the rockface.
144 x 202 mm. Showing the headgear of the winch-operated escape shaft, with discarded trolleys and pit props lying around in the background. This machinery can be seen in the background of Y3059C/11.