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Cape Town (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 345 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cape Town. Railway Station and Dutch Reformed Church and warehouse of Eaton Busk and Co. Adderley St, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/5
Scope and Contents 213 x 167 mm. A view looking south-west along Adderley Street towards The Parade, with the Railway Station (completed circa 1879) in the foreground, the Commercial Exchange (partly obscured) beyond it and the Dutch Reformed Church on the far side of the Parade. With hansom cabs lined along the centre of the street and Table Mountain dominating the skyline in the background. The warehouse of Eaton, Busk and Co. (7, 9 and 11 Adderley Street) is presumably at the farther end of the street...
Dates: 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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Cape Town, section 2 of panoramic view , 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/86
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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Cape Town, section 3 of panoramic view , 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/87
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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Cape Town - St. George's Street., 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/54
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town - Table Mountain, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/3
Scope and Contents

A view of Table Mountain, with docks in the foreground. The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town. Table Mountain in background, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/1
Scope and Contents

190 x 139 mm. A view looking back along Central Pier, which forms a continuation of Adderley Street out into Table Bay, towards Cape Town, with Table Mountain and the Lion's Head beyond. In the foreground a band plays on the pier, the building of which was started in 1912.

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).
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Cape Town. The Avenue, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/25
Scope and Contents

240 x 182 mm. A view looking along the oak lined promenade which forms a continuation of Adderley Street at its south western end.

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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Cape Town - the docks, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/1
Scope and Contents

A view showing shipping and wharves in the foreground, with Table Mountain beyond. Initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town - the docks, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/2
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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).
 Fonds

Cape Town, the Gateway to South Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U
Scope and Contents

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: 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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Cape Town - the Town Hall, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/40
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Cape Town, University, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/148
Scope and Contents

140 x 88 mm. colour postcard.

Dates: 1953
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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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).
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Capetown-bay and shipping and mouth of Salt River .... April 1867, 1867-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/3
Scope and Contents 242 x 177 mm. A view looking down over Cape Town and the sweep of Table Bay with the Tygerberg Hills (largely faded) in the distance. The Salt River Estuary can be seen at the right of the print. The remainder of the caption reads '... Tygerberg Hills on right hand 12 to 14 miles off (looking N by E abt.). Mountains in Koeberg Dist't in front. From Blockhouse on Kloof on road to Camps Bay, about 600 ft above sea ...'. This print forms an overlapping panorama with Y3059A/2 and the...
Dates: 1867-04
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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Capetown to Johannesburg, 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/20
Scope and Contents

135 x 77 mm. Six men, including Frederick Tymms, standing next to two cars.

Dates: 1929-12
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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Capetown to Johannesburg, 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/21
Scope and Contents

133 x 76 mm. Six men, including Frederick Tymms, standing next to two cars.

Dates: 1929-12
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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Captain Van der Ven, Cape Town, 1868 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/13
Scope and Contents

40 x 65 mm. (Vignetted oval). A carte de visite half length studio portrait of the bearded Captain Van der Ven. Wilhelmus J. Van der Ven is listed as living at Sea Point in The Cape of Good Hope Directory and Almanac for 1868. By 1879 he is listed as a wine merchant residing at Arnheim House, Buitencingel. In the 1880 edition, he is listed as being in Europe and does not appear in the 1882 edition.

Dates: 1868 - 1880
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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Car of Cape to Cairo Expedition, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/1
Scope and Contents

Showing a motor-car in Cape Town with 'Cape-Cairo' painted on its bonnet.

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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Caretaker's cottage, South African Museum, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/19
Scope and Contents

87 x 82 mm. Showing the small cottage standing near the main museum buildings 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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Cathedral, Cape Town from St. George's Street, Table Mountain on the left, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/4
Scope and Contents

A view looking along St. George's Street towards the porticoed facade and tower of St. George's Cathedral, built in 1830 and modelled on St. Pancras Church. A new section in granite, on which worked started in 1901, was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

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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Cecil Rhodes' house Groote Schuur, Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/9
Scope and Contents

Showing a porticoed verandah.

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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City Hall, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/72
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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C.J. Brand, Esq., LL.D., Speaker of the House of Assembly, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059F/5
Scope and Contents

A seated half length portrait of Sir Cristoffel Joseph Brand (1797-1875) dressed in judges robes and wig. Born in Simonstown, Brand was admitted to the Cape Bar in 1821. Brand served as the first Speaker in the Cape Parliament from 1854-1874 and was a noted advocate and journalist.

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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[Claremont Church], 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/22
Scope and Contents

249 x 199 mm. Another view of the church seen in Y3059A/21.

Dates: 1865
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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Claremont Church 6¼ miles from Cape Town ..., 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/21
Scope and Contents 205 x 157 mm. Showing the small stone parish church at Claremont, now a suburb of Cape Town. The remainder of the caption reads '... Mrs. Gray, wife of the Bishop personally, on her knees, laid the mosaic tiles on the floor of the chancel. The Bishop himself always read the Evensong and Preached here on Easter Sunday. It is 5 minutes walk from Herschel. Bishop Gray is buried in the Churchyard. The bell is in a tree and there I have seen Bishop Gray ring it himself [C.W.B.]'. Robert...
Dates: 1865
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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