Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/75
Scope and Contents
288 x 242 mm. Showing the interior of Charlton and Meyer's stamp battery, with the stamps at the left and the driving machinery beyond. One of the leading gold mining partnerships in Johannesburg in the early days, Meyer and Charlton claimed to have installed the first battery (a small one of three stamps) actually on the reef: this was sold in 1888 and the machinery seen here is a later version. The date of manufacture of the stamping machinery, 1888, can be read on the plaques in the...
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 email@example.com. 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).