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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 336 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

28 Jany 1863. Lion's Head from below the Round House, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/52
Scope and Contents

150 x 76 mm. A similar view to Y3059A/51, but with woodland rather than rocks in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Lion's Head from Camp's Bay, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/51
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. A view looking north-east from Camp's Bay towards the Lion's Head, with a rockface in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from below the Round House, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/54
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. A view looking up towards the peaks of Table Mountain with wood and scrubland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from Old Kloof Road, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/53
Scope and Contents

150 x 78 mm. A view looking up towards the plateau of Table Mountain with broken wood and scrubland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from the Kloof, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/55
Scope and Contents

151 x 77 mm. Showing the peaks of Table Mountain from the Kloof Road.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from Wynberg, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/56
Scope and Contents

147 x 77 mm. A view looking north-west from Wynberg towards Table Mountain with a road leading into woodland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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A Hottentot [Khoekhoe] man and woman, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/43
Scope and Contents

'A Hottentot [Khoikhoi] man and woman with a view of the Table Mountain and Cape Town at the Cape of Good Hope. Engraved by T. Wallis from an original picture by W.M. Craig. Publish[e]d by C. Brightly, T. Kinnersley, June 1864'.

Dates: 1864
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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A.C.G.R. Dining express train leaving Cape Town Station for the north, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/11
Scope and Contents

115 x 94 mm. Showing a Cape Government Railways steam locomotive pulling out of Cape Town station.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Adderley St., 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/70
Scope and Contents

53 x 80 mm

Dates: 1942
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/4
Scope and Contents

111 x 85 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street with tramlines and horse carts on the roadway.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/5
Scope and Contents

115 x 91 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street and showing the Standard Bank (opened in 1883) and the Mansion House Buildings (1898) at the junction with Darling Street. With horse carts and cabs parked in the foreground.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/28
Scope and Contents

191 x 134 mm. A view looking across Adderley Street towards the post office with the Parade and the Dutch Reformed Church beyond and Table Mountain on the skyline in the background.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305F/1
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street with the General Post Office, completed in the late 1890s, in the left foreground. Trams and pony cabs are on the roadway and the portico of the Standard Bank can be partially seen beyond the post office at the Darling Street junction.

Dates: 1899
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/1
Scope and Contents

77 x 99 mm. A view looking along Adderley Street busy with horse wagons and pedestrians; with the General Post Office at the left of the print.

Dates: 1902
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small images measuring 82 x 63 mm with captions on the prints. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Charles F. Kimble and Sons.

Dates: 1950
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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Adderley Street, looking east Cape Town, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/96
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of loose coloured (80-88) and monochrome (89-98) postcards of Cape Province, by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series (80-83), T.D. Ravenscroft (84-87), Valentine and Sons (88-90), W.E. Courteney, East London (91), Stewart and Schaefer, Cape Town (92-94), unknown (95-98). Nos. 89-91 are original photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1929
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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African Theatre, Riebeeck Square, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/3/5
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'In 1801 the African Theatre, the first entertainment house, opened its doors on Riebeeck Square where it stands to this day'.

Dates: 1970
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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Ante-chamber, upper floor showing cabinets and glass collection, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/128
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of loose monochrome postcards of the Koopmans de Wet House in Cape Town. The house, originally lived in by Mrs Marie Koopmans de Wet, is a museum of South African national antiques.

Dates: 1930
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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Arrival of mail, R.M.S.S. 'Briton', Cape Town, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/93
Scope and Contents

Image by Stewart and Schaefer.

Dates: 1900 - 1929
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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Art Gallery attached to South African Museum, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/21
Scope and Contents

86 x 70 mm. Showing the wing of the museum housing the art gallery.

Dates: 1902
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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Art Gallery, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small images measuring 82 x 63 mm with captions on the prints. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Charles F. Kimble and Sons.

Dates: 1950
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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Avenue, Bishop's Court, near Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/5
Scope and Contents

192 x 126 mm. A view looking along an avenue of fir trees at Bishop's Court, a farm and vineyard between Kirstenbosch and Claremont originally named Bosheuval. Bought by Bishop Gray in 1848, it was planned to use the house for a school and was so employed until 1851 when the Collegiate School moved to Woodlands at Rondebosch.

Dates: 1888
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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Bandstand, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/12
Scope and Contents

99 x 73 mm. Showing the bandstand set in a square surrounded by avenues of trees, presumably in the Botanical Gardens.

Dates: 1902
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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Beach and pavilion, Muizenberg, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/112
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of coloured postcards, publisher unknown.

Dates: 1920
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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Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/11
Scope and Contents

72 x 99 mm. A view looking over neatly tended paths and lawns in the gardens.

Dates: 1902
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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