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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 611 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

28 Jany 1863. Aloes - linen-drying of the period, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/72
Scope and Contents

150 x 78 mm. Showing linen draped over aloe plants to dry.

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. At Kalk Bay, near the Bishop's house, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/65
Scope and Contents

149 x 78 mm. A view from the beach showing a low rockface with the roofs of houses visible beyond. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'The Cape Town and Simons Town Rd. was only built as far as Wynberg in 1867, but now runs along where these rocks are, and cuts off all the houses from the sea; the road is just in front of the houses'.

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. Bed of Eerste River, Stellenbosch, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/75
Scope and Contents

150 x 77 mm. Showing a boulder-strewn curve in the river with the low course of the stream beyond and woodland in the background.

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. Bridge over Eerste River, Stellenbosch, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/74
Scope and Contents

152 x 75 mm. A view looking along the river towards a small wooden footbridge.

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. Eerste River, Stellenbosch, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/73
Scope and Contents

151 x 75 mm. A view looking along the Eerste River near Stellenbosch, with dense woodland on either bank.

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 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. Pondok at Wynberg near the Church, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/61
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. Showing a small tumbledown thatched hut with woodland in the background. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, 'pondok' is 'a hut or shack made of oddments of wood, corrugated iron, etc.; a mean house or hovel, esp. one inhabited by non-whites'.

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. de Smidt, Surveyor General, C. Town [i.e. Cape Town], 1869 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/17
Scope and Contents 50 x 64 mm. (Oval image). A carte de visite head and shoulders studio portrait of Abraham de Smidt (1829-1908). A surveyor and amateur artist, de Smidt entered the Cape Civil Service as a clerk in the Commissariat Department in 1846 and was admitted as a government surveyor in 1848. During the years 1849-1850 and 1853-1856 he served on the re-survey commissions in the eastern districts of Cape Colony and was Surveyor-General from 1873-1889. He retired to England and died in Brighton. ...
Dates: 1869 - 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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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 vineyard, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/18
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view looking across a field of young vines towards the main vineyard buildings and homestead.

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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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 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, 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, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/6
Scope and Contents

193 x 125 mm. A view looking south-west along Adderley Street from the corner of the Parade, with hansom cabs lining the street and part of the Standard Bank Buildings (1883) 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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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, 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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Admiral's house, Simon's Town [i.e. Simonstad], Cape Good Hope, 1884-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/14
Scope and Contents

197 x 136 mm. Showing the lawn and near fa├žade of Admiralty House.

Dates: 1884-05
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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