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Magic Lantern Slides - a collection.

Box: Presented by Railway Department of the Cape of Good Hope, 23 July, 1908.

Views of Tours through South Africa, Cape Town to Victoria Falls.

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Presented to William Sidney Adams of Weston-super-Mare, England, by the Railway Department of the Cape of Good Hope. Box and 97 Slides:

28 Slides - Kimberley and Diamond Mines.

4 - Cullinan Diamond.

11 - The Gold Fields.

5 - Delagoa Bay. Waterval Boven. Donkey cart. Voltemade wreck. Picture from Selous book.

7 - Pietermaritzburg. Bloemfontein. East London.

5 - King William's Town. Queenstown. Uitenhage. Graaff Reinet

7. - Port Elizabeth. Port Alfred.

21 - Whaling in Durban.

5 - Ostriches.

16 - Victoria Falls.

Two slides have cracked glasses. I'm not sure whether these are the slides presented, or rather a collection kept in this presentation box. 

Weight of box and slides = 8,2 kg.

  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 50 x 12.5 cm.
  • Sold By: Ex Libris
  • Contact Person: Dr. P.J.B. Lamb
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: drpeterlamb@gmail.com
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