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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

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Dr G.A. [sic] Atherstone, 1870 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/19
Scope and Contents 53 x 74 mm. (Oval image). A carte de visite head and shoulders studio portrait of the bearded Dr Williams Guybon Atherstone (1814-1898), a physician, geologist, naturalist and early amateur photographer in South Africa. Atherstone came to South Africa with his parents in 1820 and after a period of study at the Uitenhage Academy (1829-1831) he was apprenticed to his father, a physician in Grahamstown and later served as an assistant Staff Surgeon in the Sixth Frontier War 1834-35. The...
Dates: 1870 - 1890
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