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Image from page 560 of “The web of empire : a diary of the imperial tour of their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York in 1901” (1902)
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Title: The web of empire : a diary of the imperial tour of their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York in 1901
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Wallace, Donald Mackenzie, 1841-1919 Hall, Sydney Prior, 1842-1922, ill Martino, Eduardo de, d. 1912
Subjects: George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953
Publisher: London, New York : Macmillan and company, limited
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library
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don about noon, and after dinner we seedistinctly the lights of Port Elizabeth. 1 52. DURBAN. SOME MEMBERS OF THE SUITERETURNING ON BOARD OF EMPIR ^termination to share,i, the common burden. th August.—Return to Durban. Theiresses inspect minute! Christians which has just brou from Pre- :y sick and wounded, and rctui Prefc to- Many of the victims of the wa grateful for the humane efforts oir Committee to alleviate their sufferin, 1899 tn*s admirably organised tra3 miles, and transported from the front313 officers, 19 nursing sisters, and 71i officers and men. The Duke andhip Simla, which is 3TIU8 3HT TO 8HaaM3M 3M08 .MAH^UQ .s2 aaAoa vio owiw;fjt. he suite v to undergo that cthe critical mom 4 °c the Cape, tar, the flagship of Admiralommand of the Cape station, thehaving gone on ahebig whale joins loyallyg lustily close to the > blow fro* ater mien o^ inder- these latitu-, ;nous. They ied by a shower of very big hail-yesterday when driving from long all day. Weiter dinner weEli:
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x MAURITIUS AND SOUTH AFRICA 343 Saturday^ ijth August.—Very much like yesterday,only the sea is much calmer. During dinner, on afairly even keel, we round Cape Agulhas, the mostsoutherly point of Africa, and when we come on deckafterwards the light on the promontory is still visible.To-morrow morning we should reach our destination. Sunday, iStk August.—At 7 oclock we are mooredin Simons Bay, an offshoot of False Bay, whichforms the eastern shore of the peninsula on which standTable Mountain and Cape Town. Bright morning,but strong, cold wind from the south-west. We are tohave a quiet day, as we usually have on Sundays. Aftermorning service some of us go ashore and visit a campof Boer prisoners close by. The officers in charge tellus that the prisoners are quiet and well behaved, andthat not more than 10 per cent of them are fanaticaland sulky. Some spend a good deal of time in psalm-singing, and a few earn a little money by making toys—wooden models of animals, Cape-carts, and
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