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Christy, Cuthbert, 1863 - 1932 (explorer and zoologist)

 Person

Found in 265 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/189
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/190
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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

A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/191
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/192
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/185
Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters seated on the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

Dates: 1913
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

A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/186
Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters seated on the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/187
Scope and Contents

97 x 78 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters and the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy. Photograph probably by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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

A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/188
Scope and Contents

97 x 78 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters and the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy. Photograph probably by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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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A big Funtumia elastica, Uganda, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/62
Scope and Contents

75 x 96 mm. A view showing a tall rubber tree growing in an open forest glade.

Dates: 1902
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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A sickly tree, Mamu, Southern Nigeria, 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/63
Scope and Contents

78 x 98 mm. A view showing a sickly ten year old tree covered with fruit at Mamu.

Dates: 1903 - 1910
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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A sickly young tree, Mamu, Southern Nigeria, 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/64
Scope and Contents

78 x 99 mm. A view showing the leaves of a sickly young tree with profuse flower development.

Dates: 1903 - 1910
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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A young male Okapi, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/171
Scope and Contents

99 x 76 mm. A view showing a young Okapi shot by Christy, with four Pygmy hunters squatting behind the animal (the two on the right being the ones who tracked this specimen). This was Christy's first Okapi and probably only the second of these shy beasts to be killed by a European in its native forests.

Dates: 1913
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

A young male Okapi, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/172
Scope and Contents

99 x 76 mm. A view showing a young Okapi shot by Christy, with four Pygmy hunters sitting behind the animal (the two on the right being the ones who tracked this specimen). This was Christy's first Okapi and probably only the second of these shy beasts to be killed by a European in its native forests.

Dates: 1913
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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Abnormal root development, Victoria, Cameroon Mountain

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/112
Scope and Contents

74 x 94 mm. A view showing a rubber tree with an abnormal development of surface roots owing to shallow soil.

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).
 File

African bush and forest, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/9/1
Scope and Contents

Three copies of an offprint of an article printed in the 'Journal of African Society' 19 (1920), 85-91.

Dates: 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).
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[African hut, ? Buvuma Island], 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/61
Scope and Contents

152 x 110 mm. A view showing a large grass hut set among banana plants, probably on Buvuma Island. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1902
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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[African market girl, (?) Uganda], 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/54
Scope and Contents

170 x 118 mm. A view showing an African girl seated in the open on a rush mat, with a few wares spread out on the ground in front of her. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1902
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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An Azande artificier making grass helmets, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/151
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. A view showing an Azande man making grass helmets in Doruma's compound in Jemhura, Bahr el Ghazal [possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan].

Dates: 1915
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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An Azande artificier making grass helmets, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/152
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. A view showing an Azande man making grass helmets in Doruma's compound in Jemhura, Bahr el Ghazal [possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan].

Dates: 1915
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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An Azande artificier making grass helmets, 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/153
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. A view showing an Azande man making grass helmets in Doruma's compound in Jemhura, Bahr el Ghazal [possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan].

Dates: 1915
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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Avenue of Funtumias, Molive Plantation, Victoria, Cameroons [i.e. Cameroon], 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/94
Scope and Contents

77 x 96 mm. A view looking along a pathway through the plantation, lined with rubber trees. The caption reads 'One of the fine Funtumia avenues of seven-year-old trees for which Molive is famous'.

Dates: 1903 - 1910
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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Azande chief and wives, Jemhura, Nile-Congo Divide, 1916, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/149
Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing the Azande chief Sultani Doruma seated in his compound with a large group of wives on either side of him. A photograph taken in south-western Bahr el Ghazal [possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan]. Christy stayed in the roundhouse seen in the background.

Dates: 1916
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

Azande chief and wives, Jemhura, Nile-Congo Divide, 1916, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/150
Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing the Azande chief Sultani Doruma seated in his compound with a large group of wives on either side of him. A photograph taken in south-western Bahr el Ghazal [possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan]. Christy stayed in the roundhouse seen in the background.

Dates: 1916
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

Best methods of tapping

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/115
Scope and Contents

74 x 93 mm. A view showing a tree tapped on five consecutive days using the DHS system (the Double Half Spiral) and the 'Funtumia knife'. The second tapping is 1½ inches above and to the right of the first.

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

Best methods of tapping

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/116
Scope and Contents

74 x 95 mm. A view showing a tree tapped on five consecutive days using the DHS (the Double Half Spiral) system and the 'Funtumia knife'.

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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