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Umzingwani (river)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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The Umzingwani [Mzingwane River], 15 July 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052B/17
Scope and Contents

192 x 204 mm. A view looking down onto the drift over the Umzingwani, with a team of outspanned oxen drinking from the river and an unspanned wagon in the foreground. The photograph was taken about July 15.

Dates: 15 July 1890
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 Umzingwani [Mzingwane] River, 15 July 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052B/14
Scope and Contents 182 x 223 mm. A view looking along the wide, sand-bedded river from rising ground with thick bush stretching away to the horizon. According to Surridge: "The Umzingwani is certainly what may be called picturesque. The clear crystal stream, rushing on over its bed of golden sand, makes true the words of a well known missionary hymn. The picture is a true one, the brilliant tropical sun pouring down a flood of light upon the bed of the river below, when the sand becomes perfectly golden in...
Dates: 15 July 1890
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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Timber on the Umzingwani [Mzingwane], 15 July 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052B/18
Scope and Contents

196 x 238 mm. Showing a large tree on the banks of the Umzingwani, with two unidentified Pioneers standing at its base. Surridge specifically mentions the size of the timber on the banks of the river compared to that in the neighbouring country (1891). The photograph was taken about July 15.

Dates: 15 July 1890
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).