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Table Mountain (mountain)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from below the Round House, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/54
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. A view looking up towards the peaks of Table Mountain with wood and scrubland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from Old Kloof Road, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/53
Scope and Contents

150 x 78 mm. A view looking up towards the plateau of Table Mountain with broken wood and scrubland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from the Kloof, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/55
Scope and Contents

151 x 77 mm. Showing the peaks of Table Mountain from the Kloof Road.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from Wynberg, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/56
Scope and Contents

147 x 77 mm. A view looking north-west from Wynberg towards Table Mountain with a road leading into woodland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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A Hottentot [Khoekhoe] man and woman, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/43
Scope and Contents

'A Hottentot [Khoikhoi] man and woman with a view of the Table Mountain and Cape Town at the Cape of Good Hope. Engraved by T. Wallis from an original picture by W.M. Craig. Publish[e]d by C. Brightly, T. Kinnersley, June 1864'.

Dates: 1864
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/28
Scope and Contents

191 x 134 mm. A view looking across Adderley Street towards the post office with the Parade and the Dutch Reformed Church beyond and Table Mountain on the skyline in the background.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Camps Bay, near Table Mountain, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/62
Scope and Contents

85 x 53 mm

Dates: 1942
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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[Cape Argus offices, Adderley Street, Cape Town, ?September-October 1857], 1857-09 - 1857-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/7
Scope and Contents 210 x 142 mm. Showing the offices of the Cape Argus at the junction of Darling and Adderley Streets on the NW corner of the Parade. A ghost image of a ponytrap which has moved during the exposure can be seen in the foreground. The plateau of Table Mountain dominates the skyline beyond the building. Founded in January 1857, the paper was re-named The Argus in 1869. The date of the picture is supplied by the placards outside the building which read 'Delhi has fallen' and 'A full report of...
Dates: 1857-09 - 1857-10
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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Cape Town and Table Mountain, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/173
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

Dates: 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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Cape Town and Table Mountain, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/1
Scope and Contents

194 x 138 mm. A view looking south across Cape Town towards Table Mountain with the old Malay cemetery 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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Cape Town and Table Mountain, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/99
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

Dates: 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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Cape Town Docks and Table Mountain from Breakwater, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/82
Scope and Contents

Image by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series.

Dates: 1900 - 1929
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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Cape Town from the Table Mountain, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305R2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A printed book illustrated by photographic prints. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The book resulted from a journey from Cape Town via Kimberley and the Transvaal to the Victoria Falls and back to Port Elizabeth.

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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Cape Town. Grain Elevator and storage bins. Capacity 30,000 tons, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/4
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing a large grain elevator on the Cape Town waterfront, with a cargo steamer moored in the foreground, the city beyond and Table Mountain in the background.

Dates: 1925
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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Cape Town - Table Mountain, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/3
Scope and Contents

A view of Table Mountain, with docks in the foreground. 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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Cape Town. Table Mountain in background, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/1
Scope and Contents

190 x 139 mm. A view looking back along Central Pier, which forms a continuation of Adderley Street out into Table Bay, towards Cape Town, with Table Mountain and the Lion's Head beyond. In the foreground a band plays on the pier, the building of which was started in 1912.

Dates: 1925
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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College Head Master's residence, Diocesan College on camp ground looking about West. Rondebosch, Cape of G. Hope, 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/20
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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Departure of mail boat from Cape Town. In the shadow of Table Mountain, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/12
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing the 'Windsor Castle' steaming out of Table Bay, with Table Mountain on the skyline.

Dates: 1925
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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Devil's Head, Table Mountain ... April 1867, 1867-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/11
Scope and Contents

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'.

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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Devil's Head. Table Mountain. Breda's house in foreground, 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/16
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1866
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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[Devil's Head. Table Mountain. Breda's house in foreground], 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/17
Scope and Contents

[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.

Dates: 1866
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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Devil's Head, Table Mountain from grounds of Diocesan College, Rondebosch, Cape of G. Hope (looking west), 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/13
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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Devil's Head. Table Mountain looking N. West from Wynberg Hill ..., 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/14
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1866
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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Devil's Head, Table Mountain. Wynberg Hill, 1857 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/12
Scope and Contents

204 x 147 mm. A view from Wynberg Hill looking across the valley to the eastern side of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak.

Dates: 1857 - 1879
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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[Distant view of Cape Town backed by Table Mountain], 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/24
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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