Western Cape, Province of the (province)
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Dating back to the late 17th century, the house was gutted by fire in 1925 and subsequently completely restored.
283 x 205 mm. Showing African and European cooks and packers at work in a canning plant on a Cecil Rhodes model farm.
285 x 205 mm. Showing African workers packing fruit into boxes in a warehouse on one of the model farms set up by Cecil Rhodes in the Drakenstein Valley.
203 x 152 mm. A view from the hillside above the house looking down on to Groote Schuur, restored and altered by Herbert Baker after a fire in 1896 shortly after being purchased by Rhodes.
290 x 201 mm. A view from the garden looking down the hillside to Groot Schuur the residence of the South African Prime Minister. The old Dutch colonial building (originally a granary) was gutted by fire in 1896 shortly after Cecil Rhodes had purchased it. The buildings as seen here embody the alterations designed by Sir Hebert Baker.
Image by Stewart and Schaefer.
75 x 55 mm (oval). View of the front. Captioned on the photograph, perhaps a professional print.
A view from the hillside behind the house, looking down on Cecil Rhodes' home.
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.
Now the residence of South Africa's prime ministers.
135 x 90 mm. Photographic postcard, sepia. HHB was in Cape Town in May 1922.
'Groote Schuur' (the great barn), Rondebosch, Cape Town. The residence of the late Mr Cecil Rhodes, 1902
100 x 73 mm. A view from the driveway showing the front façade of Groote Schuur.
80 x 70 mm.
158 x 114 mm. A view on the beach looking across an expanse of sand towards a headland, with a few holiday makers at the water's edge.
A half length seated studio portrait of Henry Hall (1815-1882) of the Royal Engineers Department wearing uniform. Originally apprenticed to an engineer, Hall entered Government service as a foreman in the Royal Engineer Department in 1839 and was ordered to the Cape in 1842. He left the colony for health reasons in 1852 but returned in 1853 and was promoted Clerk of Works in 1858, finally leaving the Cape in 1860. Hall was a regular contributor to ‘The Cape Monthly Magazine’.
[Waterside view, showing Arthur Marnham].
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.