A Cape Town University of Cape Town tagged image from photographer – Internet Archive Book Images as published on Flickr.
Image from page 146 of “The cruise of Her Majesty’s ship “Challenger” : voyages over many seas, scenes in many lands” (1877)
Image by Internet Archive Book Images
Title: The cruise of Her Majesty’s ship "Challenger" : voyages over many seas, scenes in many lands
Year: 1877 (1870s)
Authors: Spry, W. J. J. (William James Joseph), d. 1906 Burrows, C. Acton (Charles Acton), 1853-1948 (bookplate)
Subjects: Challenger (Ship) Voyages around the world
Publisher: Toronto : Belford Bros.
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.
Text Appearing Before Image:
VIEW OF TRISTAN dACUNHA.
Text Appearing After Image:
TABLE MOUNTAIN, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. CHAPTER VI. Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope, to Marion and Crozet Islands,to Kerguelen Land and the Heard Islands, the AntarcticRegions, and to Melbourne, Australia. Simons Town—Visit to Cape Town—Discovery of diamonds—FromSimons Bay to Table Bay round the Cape of Storms—Anchor inTable Bay—The Challengers ball—Return ball by the residents—Beturn to Simons Bay—Leave the Cape—The Agulhas current—The roaring forties—Christmas Day 1873—Sight and land onMarion Island—Vast number of albatross and other sea-birds—Prince Edwards Island—Sight of the Crozet Islands—Passage toKerguelen Land—Arrival at and description of the island—LeaveChristmas Harbour—The scenery—Anchor in Betsy Cove—Fromthence to Royal Sound—Three Island Bay—Greenland Harbour—Cascade Reach—Hopeful Bay—Rhodes Harbour—The sealfisheries—Return to Christmas Harbour—Penguin rookeries—The Arch Rock—Leaving Kerguelen for the south—The He
Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
CLICK HERE to submit your Cape Town news.