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Slide set: South Africa (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Cape Town
Slide 2
Adderly Street, Cape Town
Slide 3
House of Parliament, Cape Town
Slide 4
Little Paradise, Wynberg
Slide 5
Simon's Town
Slide 6
Port Elizabeth
Slide 7
A south-eastern gale at Algoa Bay
Slide 8
Slide 9
Van Staaden's Pass
Slide 10
Gamtoo's River
Slide 11
After the hunt
Slide 12
Valley of Desolation
Slide 13
Graaff Reinet
Slide 14
Graham's Town
Slide 15
Port Alfred, Kowie River
Slide 16
East London
Slide 17
King William's Town
Slide 18
Ostrich Farm
Slide 19
A Kafir dance
Slide 20
Kafir woman and child
Slide 21
Slide 22**
Government buildings, Bloemfontein
Slide 23
Group of Coolies
Slide 24**
Vaal River
Slide 25
Zulus in war dress
Slide 26**
Kimberley diamond mine
Slide 27
Diamond mine and town of Kimberley
Slide 28
Diamond office
Slide 29
Morning market, Kimberley
Slide 30
De Beer's diamond mine
Slide 31
Washing gear and floors
Slide 32
Du Toit's Pan
Slide 33
Gold Fields coach
Slide 34**
Church Street, Pretoria
Slide 35**
Slide 36
Commencing a gold mine
Slide 37
Gold mill or battery
Slide 38
Slide 39
Scene in the gold mines
Slide 40
Little Hell, Elandsberg, Transvaal
Slide 41
Hydraulicing for gold
Slide 42
The Exchange
Slide 43
Elephant's Creek
Slide 44
Moodie's Camp
Slide 45
Crossing a Drift in Natal
Slide 46
Howick Falls, Umgeni River
Slide 47
A sugar mill and plantation
Slide 48
Cutting sugar cane
Slide 49
Church Street, Pietermaritzburg
Slide 50**
West Street, Durban
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of E.G. Wood, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1889-1914 (item ref. 186)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 31)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 193)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

South Africa (London: York & Son, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title South Africa (generic set title – 9 different versions are known)


The alternative versions of the illustrated slides are standard 3¼ inch square slides, but mounted in wooden frames 7 inches by 4 inches by the dealer E.G. Wood.


7 slides known to exist in private collection

50 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3000522

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 April 2024

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