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High Speed Photography And Photonics An Overview Of The State Of The Art In South Africa
Author(s): D. Hollingworth
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Paper Abstract

South Africa has been welcoming visitors on a regular basis since the early 1850's when the mail contract was awarded to the General Screw Steam Shipping Company to provide a monthly service from England to Cape Town. In fact, the inaugral service arrived in Cape Town on the 27th January 1851 when the RMS Bosphurus arrived in Table Bay after a forty day journey. The passenger fare was the equivalent of R58,00 or +- US $27,00. If we can think of that journey in terms of time and money, it would be exactly the inverse to the trip experienced by overseas delegates to this Congress.

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Date Published: 1 September 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0674, 17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.975537
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D. Hollingworth, Naschem (Pty) Ltd (South Africa)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0674:
17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Donald Hollingworth; Maurice W. McDowell, Editor(s)

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