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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Commanding Officers of the Cape Town Volunteers, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/3
Scope and Contents A studio group portrait showing the uniformed figures of, from left to right: Colonel John Thomas Eustace (1825-1910), soldier and civil servant. Gazetted into the 60th Rifles 1844, served in Canada and later in the Crimea with the Osmanli Irregular cavalry. He retired to Wynberg and later in life became a civil servant, being appointed Resident with Chief Sarili at Butterworth from 1875-1879. He was appointed Civil Commissioner for Namaqualand in 1879 and ended his career as Civil...
Dates: 1861
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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The Interior of the Public Library - Cape Town, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/1
Scope and Contents

A view looking along the porticoed reading of the Public Library, with readers sitting at tables, staff beyond and a portrait of Queen Victoria hanging on the far wall. The library was opened by Prince Alfred on September 18 1860.

Dates: 1861
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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The New Somerset Hospital, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/4
Scope and Contents

A general view of the newly completed Somerset Hospital at Green Point, with part of Table Mountain visible in the background.

Dates: 1861
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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The Sanatarium at Wynberg, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/6
Scope and Contents

A view showing the cluster of single storey wooden buildings of the Sanatorium at Wynberg, probably only recently constructed when this picture was taken.

Dates: 1861
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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The Town House, Cape Town, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/5
Scope and Contents

A view looking across Greenmarket Square towards the Old Town House, with Burg Street at the right and Longmarket Street running off to the left.

Dates: 1861
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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