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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 617 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

'Farmer Peeks' Hotel. Muisenberg, 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/29
Scope and Contents 166 x 128 mm. (oval print). Showing the thatched single storey buildings of Farmer Peek's Hotel at Muisenberg. Additional annotations by C.W. Busk are as follows: 'This well-known Inn has been replaced by a more pretentious modern building (1914) but the sign board (seen near the corner) has been preserved and is displayed in the hall of the modern building. There was a turn-pike gate near here. The situation is just where the Cape Town-Simonstown road reaches the shore of False Bay. ...
Dates: 1857 - 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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Forestry Dept's plantations on the slopes of Table Mountain, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/56
Scope and Contents

152 x 186 mm. Showing an evenly planted section of (?) birch forest, with a figure standing at the base of one of the tall trees as an indication of scale.

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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Forestry Dept's plantations on the slopes of Table Mountain, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/57
Scope and Contents

202 x 152 mm. A view looking across conifer covered slopes on Table Mountain.

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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Fountain in Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059T/8
Scope and Contents

Showing a female statue in a pool.

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).
 File

From Cape Town to Livingstone in a Morris S, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/8a
Scope and Contents

An account of a journey of 21-28 January 1939.

Dates: 1939
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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From Cape Town to Livingstone in a Morris S, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/8b
Scope and Contents

An account of a journey of 21-28 January 1939.

Dates: 1939
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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From [?Farm] Andrew 1859 abt March. Indian Cart, 1859-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/71
Scope and Contents

138 x 75 mm. Showing a wooden cart standing on cleared land.

Dates: 1859-03
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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From ?Gordon's Bay, - False Bay, Table Mountain at back, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/62
Scope and Contents From the File: The early photographs in this section were taken during two visits to Kokstad in the east of the province; the first at the end of 1965 followed John Ewart Marnham's visit to Lesotho; the remainder dated August 1967. A number of purely family photographs have been removed. Following these are a number of scenes in the vicinity of Cape Town and along the southern coast - Somerset West, George, Knysa, Hermanus, the ostrich farm at Oudstchoorn, the mouth of the Storms River and nearby...
Dates: 1968-03
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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From Table Mountain, looking along to Devil's Peak, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/104
Scope and Contents

87 x 298 mm. A view looking along the steep rock face and scree which connects Table Mountain and the Devil's Peak.

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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From the top of Table Mountain, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/103
Scope and Contents

298 x 87 mm. A view looking down on to Cape Town and Table Bay with the Lion's Head and Rump, to the west of the city, at the left of the panorama. With a European figure standing among the rocks in the right 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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Fruit farming in the Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/17
Scope and Contents

190 x 139 mm. A view looking across orchards and cultivated fields with a group of African labourers in the foreground.

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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Geese feeding. Late Mr. Cecil Rhodes Estate, Rondebosch, Cape Town. Small silver [birch?] can be seen in the grounds, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/17
Scope and Contents

76 x 102 mm. Showing a flock of geese feeding with woodland beyond and cloud covered mountains in the distance.

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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General Panoramic view of Cape Town and Bay, Tygerberg Hills behind, 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/1
Scope and Contents

437 x 100 mm. (3 prints joined). A panoramic view looking approximately south-east over Cape Town from a viewpoint somewhere in the vicinity of Riebeeck Square. With Table Bay in the background and the Tygerberg Hills beyond.

Dates: 1857 - 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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General view of Knysna, C.P., 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/137
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards. Published by H.S. Joseph, The Handy House, Kynsa.

Dates: 1920 - 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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General view of vineyards, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/16
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view looking over the vineyards at Groot Constantia, with the homestead visible in the right background.

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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George Street, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/4
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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[G.F. Watts' statue 'Physical Energy' at the Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/9
Scope and Contents

Designed by Sir Herbert Baker and completed in 1908, it stands on the slopes of Table Mountain.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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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Government Avenue, Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/3
Scope and Contents

191 x 126 mm. A view looking along the oaklined avenue in the Botanical Gardens with part of the government buildings 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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Graaf Reinet, view in the Botanical Gardens, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/31
Scope and Contents

195 x 146 mm. A view looking along a path in the garden, with neatly laid out trees and shrubs along its borders. The gardens, founded in 1872, were taken up in the early years of the twentieth century to be replaced by the Urquhart Park Rugby and Cricket Ground.

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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Greenmarket Square, Cape Town, in 1764, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/2/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A three-part series of black and white images on card designed to provide teachers with material to illustrate history lessons. The series includes a wide range of pictures, portraits and photographs. Titles and captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The items are undated, but probably originate from between the 1960s and 1980s.

Dates: 1970
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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Greenmarket Square, Cape Town in 1825, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/3/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A three-part series of black and white images on card designed to provide teachers with material to illustrate history lessons. The series includes a wide range of pictures, portraits and photographs. Titles and captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The items are undated, but probably originate from between the 1960s and 1980s.

Dates: 1970
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).
 Item

Groot Constantia, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/40
Scope and Contents

[Interior].

Dates: 1968-03
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).
 Item

Groot Constantia, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/41
Scope and Contents

[Exterior].

Dates: 1968-03
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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[Groot Constantia], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of high quality photographs, measuring 210 x 160 mm, mounted on black album sheets. They are uncaptioned but most have been identified from books on the Cape and on South African architecture; 25-31 are almost certainly Zulus; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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).
 Item

[Groot Constantia], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of high quality photographs, measuring 210 x 160 mm, mounted on black album sheets. They are uncaptioned but most have been identified from books on the Cape and on South African architecture; 25-31 are almost certainly Zulus; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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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