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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

Subject Source: Local sources

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Sir George Grey, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059D/1
Scope and Contents

A half length studio portrait of Grey seating resting an arm on a table. Grey (1812-1898) was commissioned into the army in 1829. He made two journeys of exploration in Australia in 1837 and 1839, and was Governor of South Australia 1841-1845; of New Zealand 1846-1854 and 1861-1867; and of the Cape of Good Hope 1854-1861. From 1870-1894 he lived in New Zealand and was Prime Minister 1877-1879. Another copy of this print can be found at Y3011T/10. Photograph probably by Frederick York.

Dates: 1859
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