Photographs

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Lighthouse

Lighthouse, Durban

Lighthouse and bluff

Lighthouse and bluff, Durban

Light house

Light house, Durban

New town hall

New town hall, Durban

Post office

Post Office, Durban

Durban market house

Durban market house

Erskine family papers: Photographs (3)
Eight young men at an initiation ceremony, possibly the Abakhwetha Ceremony in the Eastern Cape

 

Notes on the back of the photograph (probably by the archivist who sorted the collection):

"Donated by Mr. M.E. Elton Mills"
"Knysna"
"Sept '96"
"With Erskine family photos"

 

Description:

A group of workers at a mine, possibly New Primrose Mine, Transvaal

 

Handwritten note on the back of the photograph (probably by the archivist who sorted the collection):

"? New Primrose Mine, Tvl"

 

Stamped on the back of the photograph:

Montagu and Margaret Erskine with their family, seated in a car in Queenstown

 

Notes on the back of the photograph:

"The Erskine Family outside 47 Grey Street & 49 (47 not shown), Queenstown (I think it is Stewart [Stuart] Townsend Erskine [car... ?] out of # 49)"

Studio photograph of Margaret Ellen Louise Erskine and baby

 

Notes on the back of the photograph:

"Margaret Ellen Louise Erskine (born Metcalf) married to Montague [Montagu] St Vincent Erskine, with baby Harford?"

 

Printed on the front of the photograph:

Metcalf-Erskine wedding

 

Notes on back of photograph:

"Metcalf-Erskine wedding"

"Standing: Unknown except for Montague [Montagu] Erskine - 3rd from Right"

Portrait photograph of a young woman, possibly Elsie Maud Metcalf

 

Notes on the back of the photograph:

"Elsie Maud Metcalf.  born 26th September 1880. 4th daughter of A.T. Metcalf & Sissie Blamey.  Married to David Dudley Erskine"

"Elsie Maud Metcalf (?)"

 

 

 

Studio photograph of Linda Kathleen Metcalf

 

Notes on the back of the photograph, in different handwritings:

"With Linda's best love.  October 1902"  

"Linda Kathleen Metcalf.  Youngest daughter of A.T. Metcalf and Sissie Blamey.  born 25/10/1884.  18 yrs old here."

 

Studio photograph of Stuart Townsend Erskine

 

Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph:

"Stuart Townsend Erskine"

 

[Erskine genealogy]

Portrait photograph of David Erskine

 

Notes on the back of the photograph, in different handwritings:

"David Erskine"  

"To Margie with love from Dave"  [The date is either 24.7.01 or 24.7.07]

 

Printed on the front of the photograph:

Post office

Post office, Durban

Portrait photograph of a young woman, possibly Margaret Ellen Louise Metcalf

 

Label on back of photograph :

Margaret Ellen Louise Metcalf (?)

 

Printed on the front of the photograph:

"Horace W. Nicholls.  Goch Studio, Pritchard [S], Johannesburg.  South African Goldfie[lds?]"

 

 

Portrait photograph of Montagu St Vincent Erskine

 

Label on the back of the photograph :

"(M. St V. E) Monty Erskine"

 

 

Erskine family papers (KCM 98/57) ;

File 5

 

Five unidentified men, dressed in suits, sitting outdoors

 

There is an embossed note printed below the photograph:

"With the Season's Greetings"

 

Note by archivist: Could the man seated in the front, to the right, be Montagu St Vincent Erskine?

 

 

 

Erskine family papers (KCM 98/57) ;

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