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Drakensberg (mountain)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

An officer of the Basutoland Mounted Police on 'trek', 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/2
Scope and Contents

83 x 141 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing an unidentified police officer standing beside his tent in an overcoat in a snow-covered landscape in the Drakensberg Mountains.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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).
 Item

Mt Aux Sources in the Drakensberg, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/12
Scope and Contents

134 x 81 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). 10, 763 feet above sea level. A view looking towards the flat topped peak of Mount Aux Sources, in fact 10, 822 feet above sea level.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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).
 Item

On the Drakensberg, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/1
Scope and Contents

81 x 138 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a sheer cliff face in the Drakensberg Mountains in south-eastern Basutoland.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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'The Buttress' on Mount Aux Sources, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/10
Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). A view looking towards the Buttress, all but the summit of which is concealed by mist. Mount Aux Sources lies in the Drakensberg Mountains near the Transvaal-Basutoland border and was, until 1951, thought to be the highest peak in South Africa.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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'The Cathedral', Drakensberg Mountains, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/6
Scope and Contents

141 x 80 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing the Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg Mountains.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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).
 Item

View in the Drakensberg Mountains, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/9
Scope and Contents

82 x 140 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a sheer rock face in the Drakensberg Range. Caption under photograph reads: 'The above photograph shows the extraordinary natural boundary between Natal and Basutoland formed by the Drakensberg. The sheer drop continues for a distance of about 70 miles broken at intervals by passes into Natal.'

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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).