South Africa (nation)
Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:
297 x 86 mm. Showing a large crowd of European spectators watching Zulu warriors and dancers awaiting a train (centre of print) which is presumably carrying Chief Mholoe.
206 x 156 mm. Showing a group of farmers of the Magaliesburg Farmers Association watching an African labourer place bundles of tobacco on a pair of scales.
A collection of high quality photographs, measuring 210 x 160 mm, mounted on black album sheets. They are uncaptioned but most have been identified from books on the Cape and on South African architecture; 25-31 are almost certainly photographs of Zulu peoples; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.
197 x 145 mm. A view looking along the main street in Wellington (40 miles north east of Cape Town) towards the church, with unhitched pony carts and passers by in the foreground.
205 x 141 mm. A view looking along the mountain road and showing a horse and cart passing beneath the overhanging Pulpit Rock. Bain's Kloof Pass crosses the Slanghoek Mountains to the Breede River Valley.
288 x 200 mm. A view looking across towards Table Mountain with mist moving in from the sea at the right of the print. The remainder of the caption reads '... as far as mountain at entrance to Houts Bay looking south west from Kloof Road to Camps Bay. Sea fog coming on from westward 4pm about 600ft above sea. April 1867.'
115 x 95 mm. View of a campfire and seated soldier with tents at the top.
291 x 241 mm. A view looking along the valley towards the steep-sided Majuba Hill, scene of the British defeat on February 27 1881 and the death of General Colley, the commander. The Boers made their first assault from the steep western slope. The print is signed 'E. Caney Maritzburg' and has the caption: 'West side of Majuba Hill', and is also numbered 'No. 17.'
171 x 104 mm. A view looking over the western end of Pietermaritzburg from the market square, with a house and tree-filled gardens in the foreground.
192 x 126 mm. A view looking east along West Street with the tower of the town hall in the distance. The Methodist Church is in the right foreground.
206 x 137 mm. A view looking along West Street, Durban, with spans of oxen and wagons waiting on the unsurfaced street outside the hops and commercial premises which line the way. The print is signed 'Caney'.
206 x 134 mm. A view looking along West Street from the junction with another, unidentified, road, with the general stores of W.H. Darby in the foreground and long spans of oxen drawing loaded wagons along West Street. The print is signed 'Caney'.
205 x 138 mm. A view looking west along West Street, with the dome of the town hall (built in 1906-1910) at the left and the clock tower of the post office (built in 1885 and serving as the town hall until 1910) on the other side of the street.
Collection of monochrome postcards (one card missing from original set of twelve).
194 x 143 mm. A view from the Quarries, with broken rock and a pool in the foreground, looking towards the Military Lines, with the Wagon Laager at the right of the print. In the left foreground, separated from the Military Lines, are a group of tents allocated to Khoekhoen.
190 x 126 mm. Showing surf breaking on the beach at Port Elizabeth, with part of the pier visible at the left of the print and shipping at anchor in the bay beyond. It seems probable that this photograph has been inadvertently reversed.
189 x 134 mm. A view looking over the rooftops of Main Street with the sea beyond and the jetty visible in the distance.
These files include annual reports, accompanied in some cases by explanatory letters, reports of annual general meetings, statements of accounts and other papers.
The print is initialled 'SA'.
190 x 142 mm. A duplicate of Y3055A/12 showing a view from the Quarries looking towards the Military Lines, with the Wagon Laager at the right of the print. In the left foreground, separated from the Military Lines, are a group of tents allocated to Khoekhoen.
114 x 88 mm. Showing a small steamer moored at the whaling station with a dead whale roped to the side.
114 x 88 mm. Showing a dead whale lying on a metal platform awaiting transportation.