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PostSubject: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptyThu Nov 21, 2013 8:06 pm

Always one on the lookout for images of troops that served in 1879, I picked up this photograph of Cape Castle, photographed at the time of King Cetshwayo's sojourn there.

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Cape Castle late 1879/early 1880
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Two soldiers from the 91st Highlanders, and what appears to be a Royal Artilleryman stand by the front gate, but can you spot the other sentries?

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Look in the sentry box is that someone standing inside?  Together with a very alert dog!

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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptyThu Nov 21, 2013 9:13 pm

I wonder who the man is, in the bowler hat standing behind the first soldier in the photo.
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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptyThu Nov 21, 2013 10:40 pm

Nice photograph John
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PostSubject: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptyFri Nov 22, 2013 12:17 am

Hi John.
I think I saw this photo on ebay in the last couple of days , I didnt realise the sentry's were in it , I may have bid on it . lol
Cheers 90th .
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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptyFri Nov 22, 2013 10:28 am

Hi John
A comparison photo for you.
By the way the name is " Kasteel de Goede Hoop"
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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptySat Nov 23, 2013 1:57 am

Springy,

Have they even started on the Cetshwayo display there yet?

I didn't go in there earlier in the year. My fault as I'd tired the wife out seeing exactly how long Longmarket Street is, not a good move on my behalf! I had to treat her to dinner in Camps Bay on the strength of that little jaunt.

90th,

I send you something else shortly that may be of interest.

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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptySat Nov 23, 2013 4:22 pm

Hi John
Must admit I haven't been there for a number of years. I was in Franshoek for a couple of days and popped into the Armchair Explorer Bookshop, he mentioned you were in not to long ago.

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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptySat Nov 23, 2013 11:45 pm

Ummm!

Can you spot the other sentries scratch 

Well, one near the R.A man looks like he's disguised as a conical milk churn, another appears to be disguised to look like a dog, yet another behind the R.A man to look like a leaning tree, and one in the doorway (sentry box), to look like a civvy.

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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptySun Nov 24, 2013 12:31 am

Springy,

I hope you went to the Pancake House as well as the bookshop!

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PostSubject: Re: Cape Castle 1879   Cape Castle 1879 EmptySun Nov 24, 2013 5:30 am

John
Ahh my secret passion is revealed, We are going there for morning tea a little later.
The valley is magnificent this morning, temp is expected to hit around the 30 mark.
So breakfast in Franshoek and then of to Knorhoek wine farm for lunch, aint life a bitch.

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