South Africa (nation)
Found in 3616 Collections and/or Records:
65 x 105 mm.
65 x 105 mm.
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.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Johannesburg, South Africa, to WSC, on his visit to South Africa. Predicting that "when you are my age you will see S Africa to be the most populous & wealthy of all our colonies. Stating that he had been examining, and investing money in gold mines "for I expect you and Jack will be a couple of expensive articles to keep as you grow older". Regretting that he would not be able to bring home a tame antelope.
Article, Our Account with the Boers, [typescript (carbon copy), with manuscript amendments by ? WSC].
Article on the Boer War, [typescript (carbon copy)].
The Mountings of the Naval Guns and their Subsequent Use by the Ladysmith Relief Column, text of lecture by Captain Percy Scott and Captain Arthur Limpus, delivered in Hong Kong, printed pamphlet published by the Hong Kong Daily Press [inscribed to WSC by Percy Scott].