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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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).
 Item

Cape Town, western province, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/1
Scope and Contents 328 x 233 mm. A view from the Signal Hill Station looking in a southerly direction over the western side of Cape Town towards Devil's Peak. At the left of the print are the Houses of Parliament standing next to the central wooded area of the botanical gardens. Roeland Road leads off from the gardens (with the Roman Catholic cathedral at their junction) before petering out on the foothills of Devil's Peak. In the centre foreground St. Martin's Lutheran Church (with spire) and St. Paul's...
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).
 Item

Government Avenue, Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/3
Scope and Contents

191 x 126 mm. A view looking along the oaklined avenue in the Botanical Gardens with part of the government buildings visible at the left of the print.

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).
 Item

Houses of Parliament, Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/7
Scope and Contents

193 x 127 mm. Showing the north-east facade of the Houses of Parliament.

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).
 Item

Table Mountain and Lion's Head, Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/2
Scope and Contents

192 x 126 mm. A view from north of Cape Town looking westwards towards Table Mountain and the Lion's Head, with the western outskirts of the town visible at the left of the print.

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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