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Avery, William F, fl. 1890-1930 (photographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: fl. 1890 - 1930

Biography

William Avery was a commercial photographer in Belize City, British Honduras (now Belize), circa 1890-1930.

Sources:

Typescript copy of 'Index to Photographers'.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Coronation celebrations, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911. Feu-de-joie, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/28
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. A view from the same location as the preceding plate showing the guard of honour firing a feu-de-joie after the flag has been fully raised.

Dates: 1911
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

Court House, Belize [i.e. Belize City]. Decorated for Coronation [1911], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/24
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing the Court House decorated with flags and bunting and a message reading 'God Bless Our King and Queen'.

Dates: 1911
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

Friendly Society's Procession, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/25
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing a procession crossing the Haulover Creek bridge, presumably at some time during the Coronation celebrations of 1911.

Dates: 1911
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

Group of labourers at estate 'Never-delay', Old river with boss mixed up [sic], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/13
Scope and Contents

152 x 102 mm. Showing Mr Stuart (written in ink on print) standing at the centre of a group of Honduran estate labourers. Mr Stuart wears a gun and holster while some of the workers carry implements indicative of their crafts - saws, hammers, scythes and axes. The caption was probably written by an assistant of Avery's with an unsure command of English (the rather unformed handwriting strengthens this supposition).

Dates: 1911
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

On the estate 'Never-delay', Old river, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/10
Scope and Contents

152 x 101 mm. Showing a herd of fenced cattle with jungle in the background and mounted ranch hands in the foreground.

Dates: 1911
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

On the estate 'Never-delay', Old river, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/11
Scope and Contents

152 x 102 mm. Showing cattle and horses grazing on cleared land. Written in ink on the front of the print is 'Note the Cahoun palms' of which several specimens are visible.

Dates: 1911
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

On the estate 'Never-delay', Old river, trucking mahogany, [signed] Avery, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/12
Scope and Contents

152 x 101 mm. Showing bullock teams dragging carts loaded with mahogany trunks under the charge of the Honduran estate workers.

Dates: 1911
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

Residence at the estate 'Never-delay', Old river, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/9
Scope and Contents

152 x 101 mm. Showing a wooden two-storey house with verandas on the estate, with horses and a bull in the foreground.

Dates: 1911
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

View in Belize, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/1
Scope and Contents

390 x 80 mm. A roughly joined panorama of the south side of Belize City consisting of three prints. The view extends to the harbour frontage at the left of the picture and shows a small part of the north side of the city at the right. In the centre of the picture can be seen the original Court House and the Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1911
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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