Western Cape, Province of the (province)
Found in 623 Collections and/or Records:
Showing a porticoed verandah.
141 x 192 mm. Showing the tree-lined stream leading to a farmhouse and hills. This is presumably the Dwars River on which the town of Ceres, in the Western Cape lies.
142 x 69 mm. Showing the small chapel and schoolhouse standing on the foreshore at Kalk Bay, with boulder-strewn beach in the foreground and a rocky hill in the background. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'Kalk Bay when I visited it in 1914 was closely built all along the road on both sides with houses and the railway on the rocks, also Muisenberg beach, quite unrecognizable from what this photo shows in 1863-7'.
A seated half length portrait of Sir Cristoffel Joseph Brand (1797-1875) dressed in judges robes and wig. Born in Simonstown, Brand was admitted to the Cape Bar in 1821. Brand served as the first Speaker in the Cape Parliament from 1854-1874 and was a noted advocate and journalist.
249 x 199 mm. Another view of the church seen in Y3059A/21.
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.
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 photographs of Zulu peoples; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.
College Head Master's residence, Diocesan College on camp ground looking about West. Rondebosch, Cape of G. Hope, 1857 - 1879
245 x 195 mm. Showing the headmaster's thatched cottage in the grounds of the Rondebosch Diocesan College with Devil's Peak and Table Mountain in the background. The college was founded in 1849.
Commander's cabin H.M.S. 'Flora', Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope. Mrs Rainier in the chair 1884, 1884-05
205 x 139 mm. Showing Miss Rainier, wife of the Captain of H.M.S. Flora seated reading a book in the Commander's cabin.
A view showing the buildings at Constantia, eleven miles from Cape Town. The buildings themselves are largely obscured by trees and few details of this famous wine making estate can be seen. The figure standing in the foreground is Sebastian van Reenan, the proprietor.
137 x 69 mm. Showing part of the drive and verandah at the front of the house.
Collection of monochrome postcards. Published by H.S. Joseph, The Handy House, Kynsa.
201 x 137 mm. The annotation on the reverse, in a different hand to the title, reads 'Darling St., Cape Town, before embarking for Port Nolloth in transit for O'okiep. Time: some time early in 1900. D Coy spent about a year in garrison there before returning'. It then appears to be initialled but these are not clear. Photographer unknown.
203 x 152 mm. Showing the 'Windsor Castle' steaming out of Table Bay, with Table Mountain on the skyline.
248 x 192 mm. A view looking towards Devil's Head (i.e. Peak) with scrub covered hillside in the foreground. The remainder of the caption reads ' ... Looking east from Blockhouse on Kloof on road to Camps Bay April 1867. Abt 600 ft high'.
293 x 194 mm. A view from Wynberg Hill looking across towards Devil's Peak and Table Mountain with Alex Breda's house, surrounded by tall trees, in the foreground.
[Devil's Head. Table Mountain. Breda's house in foreground]
217 x 94 mm. A duplicate of Y3059A/16 but cropped to a different format and thus cutting out most of Devil's Peak in the background.
Devil's Head, Table Mountain from grounds of Diocesan College, Rondebosch, Cape of G. Hope (looking west), 1857 - 1879
245 x 189 mm. A view looking towards Devil's Peak from the east with scrubland in the foreground. A small part of Table Mountain can be seen in the left background of the print.
295 x 233 mm. A view looking towards Devil's Peak from Wynberg Hill with woodland and farmhouses in the valley below. The remainder of the caption reads ' ... Alex Breda's House Newlands on right side (Silver trees in foreground)'. The name Breda occurs several times in the Cape of Good Hope Directories for the period, most notably in connection with the firm of Breda, Halkett and Co. of 21 St. George's Street, Cape Town, but an Alexander Breda has not been traced.
204 x 147 mm. A view from Wynberg Hill looking across the valley to the eastern side of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak.
A view looking towards the two peaks from a window in Groote Schuur.
A view looking across wooded foothills on the outskirts of Cape Town with Devil's Peak in the background.