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Photographs of Cambridge groups and scenes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9723

Scope and Contents

Probably collected by J. Hawtrey May. Formerly mounted in an album. Only Cambridge subjects and 'Spy' and 'Ape' cartoons are listed 1. 'Magpie and Stump mock trial – 1892' (a Trinity College Debating Society). Names listed, not always accurately. 2. 'The Epicureans' (on same board as [1]). A University debating society. Only Oscar Browning and G.E. Moore identified. 3. 'Cambridge dons. Procession to Gt St Marys for Memorial Service to Edward VII'. 6. 'The Hydahs Missionary Band 1900'. 7. 'Abbey Boys Band of Hope 1907. Only half the band here represented. J. Hawtrey May'. 8. 'Abbey Crusaders Brotherhood 1907'. Names listed. 9. 'Abbey Girls Band of Hope 1907. 10. Professor George H. Darwin. 11. G.H. Wilson (Proctor) 13. 'Past & present heads of the East London Church Fund. 1880-1905'. 14. 'Boys Brigade Christ Church, Cambridge'. JHM in photograph. 15. Professor Henry Sidgwick. 16. Sir William Crookes. 17. Professor Skeat. 18. Sir Walter Besant. 22. Bishop of London. 23. Vicar (Charles James Procter) and curates (Edward Sydney Woods, Charles Edward Paterson, Alfred George Dodderidge), Holy Trinity, Cambridge, c.1901, and Handley Carr Glynn Moule, Bishop of Durham. 63. Maurice Hewlett. 64. Sir R.C. Jebb. 65. F. Harrison. 66. Rudyard Kipling. 67. Lord Alwyne Compton, Bishop of Ely. 68. Canon Denton Thompson and his son. 69. Canon Benham. 76-77. Two views of cadets in camp. 'Spy' cartoons 4. Bishop of Oxford (1894) 5. Bishop of London (1901) 12. General Booth (1882) 53. Archbishop of Canterbury (1901) 54. Dean Farrar (1891) 55. Cardinal Newman (1877) 56. Cardinal Manning (1871) 59. Canon Liddon (1876) 60. Rev. R.J. Campbell (1904) 61. Dean Stanley (1872) 62. Archbishop Benson (1887) 'Ape' cartoons 52. Dr. Colenso, Bishop of Natal (1874) 58. Dr. Ryle, Bishop of Liverpool (1881) Views 19. Trinity College, Hall, interior. 29-30. Trinity College, New Court. 32. Trinity College, Great Gate. 33. Trinity College, Great Court. 34. Trinity College Chapel, interior. 35. St. John's College, front. 36. St. John's College, New Court. 37. Newnham College, South Hall. 38. Magdalene College, Pepys Library 39. Christ's College. 40. Cambridge, roofscape, looking south. 41. Emmanuel College. 42. Jesus College, New Buildings. 43. King's College Chapel, interior, looking west. 44. Peterhouse, front. 45. Trinity Hall, gardens. 46. St. Botolph's church and Corpus Christi College. 47. Pembroke College, First Court. 48. Pembroke College, Red Buildings. 49. Queens' College, Mathematical Bridge 50. Trinity College, Avenue. 51. St. John's College, from the river. 70. Clare College Chapel, interior, looking east. 71. Newnham College, entrance. 72. Corpus Christi College, First Court. 73. Emmanuel College, front. 74. Fitzwilliam Museum. 75. Clare College, from the bridge.


  • Creation: 1892-1907 (circa)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Stephen Wildman, Queen's College, 21st April 1980

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