South Africa (nation)
Found in 3614 Collections and/or Records:
65 x 105 mm.
190 x 114 mm. A view looking along a river towards a wooden bridge and a small settlement of houses. The two sides of the bridge do not meet and it appears to have been destroyed by flooding or storm rather than to be in the process of construction.
115 x 95 mm. view of a military building partially made of stone with a corrugated roof.
192 x 128 mm. Showing a well-proportioned single storey stone building with a few figures posed near the central entrance.
98 x 139 mm. Showing a three storey stone building with cornices and elaborate sculptured pairs of columns between the windows. Judging by the tablet at the top of the building, which shows two figures operating a press, this is presumably the office of one of the Port Elizabeth newspapers.
A collection of small postcards measuring 83 x 58 mm., captioned in letterpress on the reverse. Photographs by Art Co. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found.
Showing a newly built church with large encampment of tents pitched on the surrounding open ground. The location and date are unidentfied but the number of tents points to the possibility of this being an army base dating from the South African War.
192 x 134 mm. Showing a small stone church with a tower on the farther side. Building work can be seen in progress on the houses in the background.
148 x 104 mm. Probably by Robert Forbes.
275 x 224 mm. A portrait of a group of twelve unidentified men seated amongst rustic props and with a painted backdrop of a wooden scene.
279 x 218 mm. A portrait of a group of ten unidentified men seated amongst rustic props and with a painted backdrop of a wooden scene.
160 x 114 mm. A view from the garden of an unidetified house looking towards the verandah where a family poses for the photographer.
[Unidentified man holding walrus tusks (?) believed to be the manager of the whaling station], 1920 - 1929
150 x 105 mm. This post at Leith Harbour was held from 1916 to 1937 by Lenganger Hansen (1883-1948). See R. Headland, ‘The island of South Georgia’, (1984), p. 131.
65 x 105 mm. Perhaps the commander of the gun featuring in Y3058H/110.
40 x 53 mm. (Vignetted oval). A carte de visite head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified bearded man. Pencilled on the reverse of the mount is the word 'Bredasdorp', a town 10 miles east-south-east of Cape Town. The backmark reads; 'From the photographic studio of James E. Bruton, photographer, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope. Cartes de visite enlarged to life size and finished in colours. Marion, Imp, Paris'.
199 x 131 mm. A view looking along a tree-lined unsurfaced road with iron gates in the foreground.
153 x 109 mm. Showing a crowd of spectators listening to a military band outside an unidentified building, possibly a school.
159 x 112 mm. A view looking down on a township situated on the bank of a river.
190 x 139 mm. Showing a series of cascades, with three Europeans figures standing beside the pool at the bottom of the falls.
Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] informing him of the decision to storm and occupy Diego Suarez [Madagascar]: comments on the background to the operation [codenamed "Ironclad"] and asks for help should it become necessary to intercept French reinforcements from Dakar [Senegal] at the Cape.
Telegram from Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC regarding operation ["Ironclad"] against Madagascar: pledges all necessary support for the interception of the French convoy [of reinforcements] and states that he will take no action to formally break off relations with Vichy France before the attack unless the Foreign Office advises otherwise.
Telegram from Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC commenting on operation "Ironclad" [occupation of Diego Suarez, Madagascar]: suggests that the towns of Tamatave and Majunga should also be occupied rendering the surrender of the whole island inevitable; offers to despatch a bomber squadron from Lindi [Tanzania] as soon as Diego aerodrome has been secured; comments on the need to rupture relations with Vichy France.
Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] regarding continued diplomatic representation of Vichy France in Ottawa [Canada]: comments on the anxiety of Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to get rid of the Vichy Minister in South Africa but states that there would be no serious disadvantage to the adoption of a different policy in Canada.
Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] with statistics on Primary and Augmenting cartridges for 3 inch mortars ordered by South Africa. [See CHAR 20/44/93-94 for Smuts's reply].
Telegram from the Acting United Kingdom High Commissioner in the Union of South Africa passing on a message from General [Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC on Randolph Churchill's safe arrival in South Africa. With covering letter from [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] (Dominions Office, Downing Street) to [John] Martin [Prime Minister's Private Secretary].