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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 345 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Main entrance to Groote Schuur], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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 Zulus; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 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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Marine Drive, Hout Bay, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/12
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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'Market Day', Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/9
Scope and Contents

101 x 75 mm. Showing a crowd of traders and shoppers clustered around open-air stalls in the foreground, with market buildings beyond. The market is situated south-east of the castle, off Sir Lowry Road.

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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Michaelis Gallery, Old Townhouse, Cape Town, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/90
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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Mission Chapel at Cross Roads at Rondebosch [C.W.B.], 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/19
Scope and Contents

204 x 146 mm. Another view of the chapel seen in Y3059A/18.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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Mission Chapel at Rondebosch ..., 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/18
Scope and Contents

198 x 147 mm. Showing the small stone chapel standing in a clearing. The remainder of the caption reads '... Built by Archdeacon Thomas, near the Diocesan College. Chancel screen carved and made by Kaffirs at Zonnebloom (removed/1910) [C.W.B.]'.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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Morning room showing China collection, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/126
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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Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/13
Scope and Contents

99 x 71 mm. A view from the road looking over iron railings towards the Mount Nelson Hotel, one of Cape Town's grandest hotels and built in 1897.

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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Mr Justice Watermeyer, LL.D., 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059F/1
Scope and Contents A half length, seated studio portrait of Egidius Benedictus Watermayer (1842-1867), a Cape Judge, scholar and historian. Born in Cape Town, Watermeyer studied law at Leiden University from 1841-1843 and in London from 1843 until he was called to the Bar in 1847. He returned to practice in the Cape the same year. In 1854-1855 he represented the Worcester District in the Legislative Assembly and was appointed to the bench in 1857, serving on it until 1857 when he went to London on sick leave...
Dates: 1860
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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[?Mrs E.J. Dunn], 1875 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/11
Scope and Contents 59 x 94 mm. A carte de visite three quarter length studio portrait of a woman standing beside a table, on which are a book and inkpots. This is most probably a portrait of Elizabeth Julie Dunn (nee Perchard, of Jersey), whom Dumm married in 1875. 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'. The photograph was probably taken in the...
Dates: 1875 - 1879
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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Muizenberg., 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/98
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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Muizenberg, C.P., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/115
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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Muizenberg, from Beach, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/117
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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Muizenberg looking to St James, C.P., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/114
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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Muizenberg showing Sports Club, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/113
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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Museum, Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/5
Scope and Contents

Showing the entrance to the South African Museum in the Botanical Gardens.

Dates: 1915
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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Newlands, Cape. An avenue, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/13
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view looking along a tree shaded avenue in Newlands, a suburb of Cape Town.

Dates: 1925
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).
 File

Non-Malayan photographs, 1927 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9
Scope and Contents

Contains loose prints, some mounted, of events outside Malay but relating to it - visits of Malayan notables to the U.K., trade exhibitions, gatherings of the British Association of Malaysia and other events.

Dates: 1927 - 1969
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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Oak Avenue, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/8
Scope and Contents

99 x 72 mm. A view looking along the tree shaded avenue.

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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Old Block house on Table Mountain, 1849

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/6/169
Scope and Contents From the File:

Frome's original sketches of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, numbers 187, 189-91 and 196 were sold to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, in 1975. Photographs of these sketches are stored at RCMS 40/3/15-19. Glass plates which had been made from several of Frome’s drawings of the Rideau Canal (missing when the collection arrived in Cambridge) have been reproduced on Cambridge Digital Library as Y3062T.

Dates: 1849
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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Old quarters for the enslaved, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/132
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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On Mount Nelson Stoep, 1901-11-12 - 1901-11-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/6
Scope and Contents

80 x 105 mm. Informal group portrait. Presumably captioned on the reverse. The caption continues: 'Geoffrey W[illiams]; Mr W[illiams]; Miss B[ardswell]; H.F.W[ilson]; Mrs Williams; Mrs Horne; Mrs Perceval; Kitty. Amy and Col. Horne appear to have got outside the picture'. Amy Wilson stayed at Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town from 12-15 November. Several other passengers were fellow guests.

Dates: 1901-11-12 - 1901-11-15
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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On the Kloof Road, Cape Town, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059P/3
Scope and Contents

A view looking along an unidentified section of the Kloof Road with a drop at the left and excavated rockface at the right.

Dates: 1905
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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On the Kloof Road, Cape Town, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059P/4
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a section of the road running through a plantation of trees with road building work in progress.

Dates: 1905
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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On the Kloof Road, Cape Town, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059P/5
Scope and Contents

Road running through open woodland.

Dates: 1905
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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