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Skeen and Co, fl 1860-1920

 Organization

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Bamberella Bungalow, with the Knuckles in the background, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/4
Scope and Contents

147 x 105 mm. General view of the tea estate bungalow, with the hills of the Knuckles beyond.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

[Carved stone steps], 1860 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/Y3029M/139
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe, who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c1906.

Dates: 1860 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Colombo Harbour, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303G/3
Scope and Contents

274 x 208 mm. View from the water’s edge looking across the harbour, with small boats and lighters moored in the foreground and larger craft beyond. The view appears to have been taken from beside the passenger jetty just north of the Grand Oriental Hotel.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Fishing canoes on the beach, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/8
Scope and Contents

270x214mm.

Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hoolaganga Falls, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/1
Scope and Contents

98 x 144 mm. View looking towards the falls, with a bridge crossing the river in the background.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Montage of portraits, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/5
Scope and Contents

87 x 109 mm. Print composed of a montage of nine portraits of figures eminent in the history of Ceylon. The men represented here are: Sir R. Wilmot Horton, General Fraser, Sir Henry Ward, Sir Charles MacCarthy, Sir Edward Barnes, Sir Hercules Robinson, William F. Faviell, Major Skinner and G.L. Molesworth.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mooragahagalla Bridge and road with train of bullock bandies, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/6
Scope and Contents

141 x 109 mm. View from a hillside looking down onto the bridge, with loaded bullock carts on the road on the further side.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Mooragahagalla Falls, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/7
Scope and Contents

155 x 114 mm. General view of the falls.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Surf boats, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/14
Scope and Contents

274x212mm.

Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The Inner Harbour, Trincomalee, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303G/7
Scope and Contents

274 x 209 mm. View from the upper storey of an unidentified house, looking across a garden to a jetty and the harbour beyond. The photograph appears to have been taken from a point N.E. of the Naval Yard looking towards it and the Ostenberg Ridge, with Little Sober Island in the right middle ground.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The Knuckles and Goomera Rock, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/2
Scope and Contents

157 x 115 mm General view looking out over the hills of the Knuckles district, with the road and the Goomera Rock in the foreground.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The lake, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/9
Scope and Contents

272x215mm.

Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The lake, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/10
Scope and Contents

272x215mm.

Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The Perrian Oya Cascades and forest, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303D/3
Scope and Contents

144 x 94 mm. View looking through the trees towards the cascades, with a European figure posed in the foreground.

Dates: 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Sri Lanka (nation) 13
Colombo (inhabited place) 5
Myanmar (nation) 1
Trincomalee (inhabited place) 1
 

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