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Malta, the Holy Land, etc

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A

Scope and Contents

A collection of albumen prints which include views of the Middle East, Malta and Gibraltar by Robertson, Beato and others. The majority are of European works of arts and townscapes (many of the latter unidentified). There are also scenes at Woolwich. Plates 68-80 are uncaptioned and consist of miscellaneous engravings of weaponry, armour and archaeological sites.


  • Creation: 1850 - 1869

Conditions Governing Access

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 archive box(es) (141 images in 1 box)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The prints were originally in an album. However, following flood damage, they have been disbound and boxed.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche numbers 1-3.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..



Includes index.
2003-03-19 16:00:35+00:00
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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom