George (inhabited place)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
190 x 126 mm. Showing a wagon and a span of oxen descending a narrow steep mountain road surrounded by dense woodland. This is probably the Homtini Pass on the Upper Road to George the building of which was largely due to the determination of Henry Barrington (1808-1882) a farmer and landowner near Knysna.
158 x 114 mm. A view looking down on the river and town, with a bridge in the centre of the print.
155 x 106 mm. Showing a rowing boat on the lagoon known as the Ebb and Flow in the Wilderness, a holiday and golfing resort near the mouth of the Kaaimans River about fifteen miles from George.
158 x 114 mm. A view on the beach looking across an expanse of sand towards a headland, with a few holiday makers at the water's edge.
159 x 113 mm. A view looking along the road towards a steel girder bridge which crosses the gorge at Hooge Kraal, approximately midway between George and Knysna.
115 x 158 mm. A view looking along the sheer Kaaimans River gorge towards the falls near the town of George.
157 x 111 mm. Showing the market square at George with a bell mounted on a wooden platform in the foreground and a span of oxen and a cart beyond. Market Street runs off from the square at the left hand side of the photograph.
158 x 115 mm. A view looking along the mountain road as it curls downhill along the mountainside, with a gorge at the right and steep mountain slopes on the far side.
156 x 111 mm. A view looking along the river with dense vegetation on either bank and hills in the background.
157 x 114 mm. A view looking along the mountain road, with dense hilly forest on either side.
159 x 115 mm. Showing a stone bridge on the Montagu Pass which connects George and Oudtshoorn across the Outeniqua Mountains. The Pass, opened in 1848, was named after Sir John Montagu, the Colonial Secretary responsible for the construction which opened up the area.
The train climbs 1650 ft in 15 miles from George. This photo was taken after we had gone about 8 miles from George, which keeps on coming into view as the train goes up the mountain.
154 x 112 mm. A view from woodland looking over a small settlement of houses in a clearing, with headlands and the sea beyond.
158 x 114 mm. Showing a beach and a headland at Victoria Bay, about five miles south of the town of George.
The print is initialled 'SA'.