Accession Number
1958.81.217
Brief Description
One landscape black and white photograph depicting a view of a building with the words 'Murrays Hotel' written on the side. A flag on the building appears to have been outlined in pen on the photograph. An inscription below the photograph reads: "Pinetown-Natal, S. Africa." Page 71 of album two.
Associated Place
Republic of South Africa/Southern Africa/Africa
Collecting Unit
Measurement Reading
5.8 x 9cm
Measurement Type
Dimensions L x W
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The hotel was first built for Archibald Keir Murray in 1851. Murray was from Glasgow and arrived in Durban, Natal (now Kwazulu-Natal) in 1850. He was a founder of Pinetown and gave it this name. In 1879 the hotel was sold to R H Turner.

- B. Wattrus

Posted on 17-04-2020 01:37:47




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