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Drakensberg (mountain)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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On an officers' patrol : [illegible] Rock at the foot of Nomahadi Pass, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/24
Scope and Contents

122 x 96 mm. Showing two Africans of the Basutoland Mounted Police standing with a group of pack horses in front of a large split domed rock.

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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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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Part of the Drakensberg Mountain slowing in the distance on the left, Giant's Castle and on the right Champayne Castle, both 10,000 feet above sea level, 1869 - 1877

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/23
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Water colours and pen and ink sketches documenting Anderson's travels in southern Africa, accompanied by his original captions and explanatory notes. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1869 - 1877
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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Source of the Tugela (not Tagela) in the Drakensberg Mountains, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/378
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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'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).
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Typical inland border scenery, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/20
Scope and Contents

120 x 97 mm. A view looking along a valley floor along which a small river runs with a flat-topped mountain on the skyline.

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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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).
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