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British Association South Africa Photograph Album, 1905.
Bernath Mss 271
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Title:

British Association South Africa Photograph Album, 1905

Creator/Contributor:

British Association for the Advancement of Science, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

241 black and white photographs in large album commemorating the British Association for the Advancement of Science's meeting in South Africa. Images feature shots from the journey to and from Africa, including shipboard views and port scenes of Southampton (England), Funchal (Madeira), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Marseilles (France); scenic views of hills, mountains, rivers, gorges, and landmarks such as False Bay, Table Mountain, and Lion's Rump in Cape Town (South Africa), and Victoria Falls (Rhodesia; now Zambia & Zimbabwe); plants and animals, including crested cranes, ostriches, antelopes, Baobab trees, papyrus, climbing fish; several Boer War monuments; native peoples, dwellings, and ceremonies, including two weddings; bridges, forts, city and government buildings, street scenes and markets, houses and estates such as Groote Schuur; diamond mining operations, including machinery, structures, Chinese and Kaffir workers. African locations include False Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Henley, Ladysmith, Durban, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Kimberley (South Africa); Umtali (Zimbabwe); Beira (Mozambique); Mombasa (Kenya); and Cairo (Egypt).

Date:

1905 (issued)

Subject:

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British Association for the Advancement of Science.
South Africa -- Pictorial works
Zimbabwe -- Pictorial works
Mozambique -- Pictorial works
Kenya -- Pictorial works
Egypt -- Pictorial works
Madeira Islands -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.
Purchase, 2007.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], British Association South Africa Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 271. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.