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dc.contributor.otherVal, Charles, Du, 1846-1889en_GB
dc.contributor.otherDeeker, Charles William, d 1912en_GB
dc.coverage.spatialPretoria (Africa, South Africa, Gauteng)en_GB
dc.coverage.temporalstart=1880; end=1881; scheme=DCTERMS.W3CDTFen_GB
dc.creatorGros, H Ferdinand, fl 1860-1909, photographeren_GB
dc.date.accessioned2004-11-05T16:17:17Z
dc.date.available2004-11-05T16:17:17Z
dc.date.created2004-02-22en_GB
dc.date.issued2004-11-05T16:17:17Z
dc.identifier.otherRCSPC-Y3055A-032en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/1369
dc.descriptionA photograph from a bound edition of 'News of the Camp'. The 'News of the Camp' was published under the editorial partnership of Charles Du Val and Charles William Deeker during the siege, or blockade of Pretoria. After the war Du Val had 200 copies of the complete issue bound up with a special title page. The photograph (190 x 137 mm) shows editorial staff and soldiers gathered in front of the tents and wagons used as offices by the newspaper. Figures identified beneath the print are: Capt. J.Mc.W. Clarke; Mr. Strecker (foreman printed); Mr. Lys; C.W. Deecker (d. 1912), joint editor of 'News of the Camp' and founder of the earlier 'Transvaal Argus'; Charles Du Val; a private of the 94th Regiment' the compositors; Mr. Mitchelson; and Mr. Goodwill. Du Val wrote: 'I now removed my waggon to a plot of ground adjacent to the bungalow wherein the 'Argus' type was placed, and with a bell-tent and some canvas sails, constructed a somewhat original editorial department. My waggon continued my sleeping-place, and was comfortable enough, being well raised from the damp-ground and secured from the rain by a water-tight roof. The space between waggon and tent was ingeniously roofed in with the canvas sails or waggon-cover stretched on telegraph poles, a torpedo notice-board forming one of the supports at the entrance, and above all an ancient Union Jack, splitting itself into shreds by the force of its own rottenness and the strength of the Transvaal breezes...' (Du Val, C. (1882), 'With a show through Southern Africa: and personal reminiscences of the Transvaal War'. Volume II. London: Tinsley, pp.25-26).en_GB
dc.format.extent1 image file, 122KB, 72 dpi, 24 bit, 800 x 574 Pixels, JPEG, Quality 9. Captured on: Camera Body - Mamiya RB, Camera Back - Leaf Valeo 11 Digital. With: Lighting - 1000w Bowens Flash Heads, Lens - Mamiya 50mm f/4.5 Wide Angle Lens, ISO - 25, Aperture - F/16, Shutter-Speed - 1/125en_GB
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dc.format.mimetypeimage/jpegen_GB
dc.format.mimetypeimage/jpeg
dc.language.isoen_GBen_GB
dc.publisherRoyal Commonwealth Society Library. Cambridge University Library. University of Cambridge.en_GB
dc.relation.ispartofRCS Photograph Collection, Y3055A.en_GB
dc.rightsAll Rights Reserveden
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dc.sourceRCS Y3055A/32en_GB
dc.titleThe publishing office and editors quartersen_GB
dc.typeImageen_GB
dc.rights.generalCopyright Cambridge University Library.en_GB


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