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Cango Caves (cave)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cango caves, Stalactites, Oudtshoorn, Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/206
Scope and Contents

201 x 149 mm. Showing a cluster of stalactites in the Cango Caves. The Cango Caves are situated about nineteen miles west of Oudtshoorn near the foot of the Zwartberg Pass. This spectacular cave system was discovered in 1780 by a Dutch farmer named van Zijl and contains paintings near the entrance.

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).
 Item

Cango caves, The Bridal Chamber, Oudtshoorn, Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/204
Scope and Contents

278 x 228 mm. Showing stalactite and stalagmite formations in the Bridal Chamber in the caves. The Cango Caves are situated about nineteen miles west of Oudtshoorn near the foot of the Zwartberg Pass.

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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Cango Caves, The Curtain, Oudtshoorn, Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/203
Scope and Contents

228 x 278 mm. Showing the Curtain, a formation consisting of great folds of stalactite formations in one of the chambers of the Cango Caves. The Cango Caves are situated about nineteen miles west of Oudtshoorn near the foot of the Zwartberg Pass.

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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Cango caves, The Grotto, Oudtshoorn, Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/202
Scope and Contents

228 x 278 mm. Showing stalactite formations in the Cango Caves, situated about nineteen miles west of Oudtshoorn near the foot of the Zwartberg Pass.

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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Cango caves, The Throne Room, Oudtshoorn, Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/205
Scope and Contents

278 x 228 mm. Showing vast stalactite and stalagmite formations in the Throne Room. The Cango Caves are situated about nineteen miles west of Oudtshoorn near the foot of the Zwartberg Pass. This spectacular cave system was discovered in 1780 by a Dutch farmer named van Zijl and contains paintings near the entrance.

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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Kango, 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/131
Scope and Contents

[Cave].

Dates: 1968-08
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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Kango : 'Organ pipes', 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/132
Scope and Contents From the File: The early photographs in this section were taken during two visits to Kokstad in the east of the province; the first at the end of 1965 followed John Ewart Marnham's visit to Lesotho; the remainder dated August 1967. A number of purely family photographs have been removed. Following these are a number of scenes in the vicinity of Cape Town and along the southern coast - Somerset West, George, Knysa, Hermanus, the ostrich farm at Oudstchoorn, the mouth of the Storms River and nearby...
Dates: 1968-08
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).