Views in Cape Town, circa 1902

Scope and Content

A collection of loose snapshots, most measuring approximately 100 x 75 mm, with handwritten captions and the signature 'Photo by P.G. Scott' on the reverse. The prints show views of streets and buildings in Cape Town with a number of photographs of exhibits in the South African Museum (22-28) and three prints of Durban and East London (29-31).

Administrative / Biographical History

P.G. Scott was an amateur photographer, active in South Africa circa 1905. No further information is available.

Access Information

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

Presented by P.G. Scott.


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Alternative Form Available

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 165.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The prints are generally in good condition.

Additional Information

This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Scott, P G, fl 1905