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James Adam diary: 1857-1863 (Ms. Codex 1948)

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[Pencil sketch of hills from on board Belgravia ]

Table Mountain from the West. Constantia to the right. seen from "Belgravia" April 2/58 on the other side & Lions head

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Taken look over the starboard side there stands Cape Town with its heart of English white washed houses but there is no Smoke seen ascending from their summits. The Dutchmen, Kaffirs Hottentots & the only respectable & gentlemanly looking inhabitants here as everywhere esle [else] where I have been, the Britishers well I think there is a greater mixture of Countrymen here than anywhere else I have been.) Cape Town stands at the base of Table Mountain on the North side the Mountain is well named being shaped exactly like a table on the surface. it is flanked on the right side by the Lions Rump & further Southward the head. On the former of these the heights is an observatory & Signalling station for ships coming into the bay. A time ball is also there which drops exactly at one clock similar to the one on Nelsons Monument Edin

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