Eastern Cape, Province of (province)
Found in 212 Collections and/or Records:
Showing the white stone buildings with central square tower of the Grey Institute, 'a large Public School for boys, situated on the Hill.'
203 x 143 mm. A view looking down on the dramatic horseshoe bend in the Kowie River near Port Alfred with thick forest covering the surrounding land.
A newscutting dated in pencil 1866 comprised of an article on Port Elizabeth and an engraving.
A view looking along Main Street from Market Square, similar to Y305SV/6, but without the obelisk which was only erected in 1863. Photograph by J.E. Briton.
A view looking down on the North Jetty with a railway locomotive and trucks in the foreground, and wharves and the bay beyond.
192 x 125 mm. A view looking across a lawn and flowerbed towards the substantial stone built club premises.
A view looking along the Sea Walk with the beach on the left, 'This is a fine walk, and on Sundays and often during the week we have a band playing here. A part of the South Jetty may be seen on the left of the picture.'
191 x 126 mm. Showing shipping moored off Port Elizabeth being tossed about in rough seas. It seems probable that this photograph has been inadvertently reversed.
385 x 291 mm. Showing the spectacular eroded rock formations in th Valley of Desolation near Graaff Reinet. The print is signed 'W. Roe, Photer, Gr. Rt', and has the following caption, written in calligraphy: 'The Valley of Desolation.'
The Western Gate of St John's River, looking W. from rocks on Porpoise Point, E.C. of Africa, 1884-06
196 x 136 mm. A view of the Western Gate looking acros the Umzimvubu from the east.
190 x 126 mm. A view looking across Market Square towards the Town Hall (completed in 1862), a solid stone building with a central clock tower. With a horse tram and hansom cabs in the square in the foreground.
191 x 126 mm. A general view of the town of Uitenhage, situated on the Zwartkops River about twenty miles from Port Elizabeth.
196 x 145 mm. A view looking along a tree-lined avenue in Uitenhage with the towers of the Town Hall and the Dutch Church on the far side of the street.
202 x 153 mm. A view looking down into and along the Gates of Saint John, the gorge through which the Umzimvubu (Hippopotamus) River passes to enter the Indian Ocean at Port Saint John's.
139 x 182 mm. Showing the eroded spurs and cliffs in the Valley of Desolation near Graaff-Reinet.
330 x 235 mm. A view looking out over the eroded rock formations to the valley beyond.
191 x 126 mm. A view looking out over the eroded rock formations to the valley beyond.
175 x 139 mm. A view looking over a valley towards distant mountains, with the railway line in the foreground.
209 x 153 mm. A view looking down on to a thatched farmhouse situated amongst trees in a hollow, with hills and a few scattered houses in the distance.
View of train on the narrow gauge (2 feet) railway between P.[ort] Elizabeth and Humansdorp, 1900 - 1910
194 x 124 mm. A view looking along the narrow track towards an oncoming steam locomotive drawing freight trucks. Humansdorp lies about 50 miles west of Port Elizabeth near St. Francis Bay.
199 x 153 mm. A view looking along the tree-lined Orange River near Aliwal North, with hills in the distance.
208 x 148 mm. A view looking along a steeply sided valley, with the railway following the course of the Bushman's River on the valley floor. Alicedale is situated about 25 miles west of Grahamstown.
Collection of loose prints measuring approximately 105 x 80 mm., with extensive typewritten captions on a separate sheet. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation. The captions from the album have been removed, and the longer descriptive extracts taken from the typewritten sheet (dated April 10 1898) are inserted with the photographs.
An album containing prints measuring approximately 190 x 130 mm without original captions. Most of the identifications were made with the aid of J.J. Redgrave's 'Port Elizabeth in bygone days,' (1947). Photographer unknown.