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Collection Level Description: South African Railways and Harbours

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. r. 265
Title: South African Railways and Harbours
Dates of Creation: [c1920?]
Extent: 1 pack of playing cards, with leaflet, in original box
Name of Creator: South African Railways and Harbours Publicity Department

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

No relevant details are available.

Scope and Content

Set of souvenir playing cards produced by the South African Railways and Harbours Publicity Department, showing photographs of scenes in South Africa and Rhodesia, [c1920?].

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The playing cards were purchased by the library from a private source on 24th November 1999.

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