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Western Cape, Province of the (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 617 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

View of Simons Bay, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305U/52
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection consists of a negatives album, produced by Lennon Ltd., Cape Town, containing 125 x 95 mm negatives and an envelope with six further negatives of the same size. Some are poor photographs but many that are apparently very faint contain a good deal of detail. Seven modern prints have also been made and are listed as Y305U/105-111. The images were taken by Albert Ernest Lamb and the captions are from the list in the front of the album. The captions have been used as titles...
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).
 Fonds

Views in Cape Town

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

A collection of loose snapshots measuring approximately 100 x 80 mm. with handwritten captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Henry Rudland.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Fonds

Views in Cape Town and Vicinity, 1857-1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A
Scope and Contents A collection of albumen prints (numbers 50-77 being stereoscopic cards) of various sizes. All the prints are mounted on card and most have captions by C.J. Busk. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many also have additional annotations by his son Charles W. Busk (mostly relating to the changes apparent in the scenes photographed when Charles W. Busk was in South Africa in 1914). ...
Dates: 1857 - 1879
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Wall china cupboard with Delft ware, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/127
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of loose monochrome postcards of the Koopmans de Wet House in Cape Town. The house, originally lived in by Mrs Marie Koopmans de Wet, is a museum of South African national antiques.

Dates: 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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Waterfall, near George - Western province, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/65
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Waterfall near Hays Farm, Cold [also known as Koue] Bokkeveld January 1867, 1867-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/48
Scope and Contents

294 x 238 mm. Showing a waterfall dropping into a gorge surrounded by rock faces and scree. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'where the first ostrich farm was'.

Dates: 1867-01
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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[Welgelegen, on the Groote Schuur estate], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/11
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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Wellington, street view, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/34
Scope and Contents

197 x 145 mm. A view looking along the main street in Wellington (40 miles north east of Cape Town) towards the church, with unhitched pony carts and passers by in the 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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Wellington, the Pulpit Rock in Bain's Kloof, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/35
Scope and Contents

205 x 141 mm. A view looking along the mountain road and showing a horse and cart passing beneath the overhanging Pulpit Rock. Bain's Kloof Pass crosses the Slanghoek Mountains to the Breede River Valley.

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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West face of Table Mountain, April 1867, 1867-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/8
Scope and Contents

288 x 200 mm. A view looking across towards Table Mountain with mist moving in from the sea at the right of the print. The remainder of the caption reads '... as far as mountain at entrance to Houts Bay looking south west from Kloof Road to Camps Bay. Sea fog coming on from westward 4pm about 600ft above sea. April 1867.'

Dates: 1867-04
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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Western Province - Hex River Mountain, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/20
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Wild ?gladiolus, Cape Point, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/47
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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Wild ?Iris near Hermanus, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/34
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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Worcester - from Hangmans Hill, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/71
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Worcester - general view, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/88
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Worcester - market square, town hall, and English church, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/80
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Worcester, street in, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/36
Scope and Contents

180 x 147 mm. A view looking along an unsurfaced, tree lined street in Worcester in the Western Cape at the foot of the Hex River Mountains and near the Breede River.

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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