Barberton (inhabited place)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
154 x 208 mm. A view looking along a small stream running through thick woodland, with two figures standing among the vegetation.
204 x 151 mm. A view from surrounding hillside looking down on the town of Barberton in the eastern Transvaal. Founded in 1884, Barberton was the centre of the De Kaap Goldfields which up to about 1887 produced several million pounds worth of gold. After that date gold mining activity fell off.
203 x 152 mm. A view looking across scrubland towards the rooftops of Barberton, with hills in the distance.
206 x 149 mm. A view looking down on the scattered homesteads of Barberton, with a range of hills in the background.
191 x 126 mm. A view looking along the wide unsurfaced street towards the Kaapsche Berg with the Royal Albert Hall (billiards, concerts and restaurant) in the right foreground and the Temperance Hotel at the farther end of the street.
207 x 151 mm. A view looking along Crown Street with the junction with President Street in the foreground and the premises of A.L. Murray and Co. at the left of the photograh. Pedestrians and dogs stand on the unsurfaced roadway.
192 x 127 mm. A view looking out over the mine workings on the hillside with the Union Company's stamp battery in the foreground. Barberton, to the east, can just be made out in the distance beyond the spur at the right of the photograph.
207 x 152 mm. Showing miners standing beside wooden sluicing equipment on a riverbank near Barberton.
205 x 152 mm. A view looking along the wide unsurfaced street with the premises of Chester and Co. in the left foreground and an unidentified building with a small onion-shaped dome futher down.
193 x 124 mm. Showing a large group around the step of the Transvaal Share and Claim Exchange, a single storey corrugated iron building run by the Trust and Agency Company Limited.