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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2843 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Wingfield Park, Derbyshire, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/8/305
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight...
Dates: 1861
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

Winter scene, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/5
Scope and Contents

102 x 72 mm. A view showing two women and a child in the snow covered garden of an unidentified house.

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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

Wolf caves [Jersey], 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/73
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm.

Dates: 1921
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

[Woman and dog by river], Pembrokeshire, 1921 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/162
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1921 - 1926
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

Woman at spinning wheel, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011V/6
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm. Posed photograph against a studio backdrop of a woman at a spinning wheel. The background shows a kitchen scene with the hearth at the left. Photograph by H.W. Taunt.

Dates: 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).
 Item

[Woman on Cornwall beach], 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/19/29
Scope and Contents

51 x 48 mm. An elderly woman seated on a beach.

Dates: 1936
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

Woolwich Common, 1834

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/8/257
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight...
Dates: 1834
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

Woolwich parade 1828. Field Officer of the day and staff, RA, 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/139
Scope and Contents

238 x 178 mm. Photographic copy of an engraving.

Dates: 1828
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

Woolwich parade by Lieut Sandham RE 1828 or 1829, 1828 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/140
Scope and Contents

238 x 179 mm. Photographic copy of an engraving. Henry Sandham (d. 1868) served in the Royal Engineers from 1813. He was promoted to Lieutenant General in 1866.

Dates: 1828 - 1829
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

Worcester Cathedral, visited ?14/4/85, 1885-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/132
Scope and Contents

202 x 133 mm. General exterior view of Worcester Cathedral (the location on the reverse of the print is corrected from 'Tewkesbury', in the same hand)

Dates: 1885-04
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

Work people leaving the mills for dinner : Roe Lee Mills, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5268
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1909
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).
 Sub-Series

World War II, 1939 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/IIIa
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This collection illustrates the experience of the RCS during the Second World War. It also documents the festival held to mark the completion of the post-war restoration of the headquarters in 1957 and the celebrations organised for the society's centenary in 1968.

Dates: 1939 - 1944
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

Writing Room, 1980 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/II/b/11
Scope and Contents

170 x 105 mm. Photocopy from 'Proceedings', XXXII, 1900-01.

Dates: 1980 - 1989
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

Wrought iron entrance gates, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/1a
Scope and Contents

40 x 75 mm. Half tone in advert for J. Seymour Lindsay in 'United Empire', XXVII (1936).

Dates: 1936
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).
 Fonds

Young collection on Gibraltar

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A
Scope and Contents

A number of the images depict Gibraltar, the remainder relate to Young's service in Woolwich, Shoeburyness, and elsewhere in the U.K.

Dates: 1885 - 1888
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 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

Young Pakistani interpreter for Junior Cinema Club in Middlesborough [i.e. Middlesbrough], 1965, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Y/7
Scope and Contents

202 x 157 mm. Showing Bari Chohan, a 14 year old Pakistani, explaining the story of an English film to other young Asians.

Dates: 1965
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).
 Fonds

Zanzibar (Chandler Collection)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B
Scope and Contents

A collection of separate photographs and a panorama. The photographs date from Chandler's residence in east Africa, and are chiefly of Zanzibar Island, but 60-73 and 83-87 are of Dar es Salaam, 75 is probably of England, 88-89 are of South Africa and 90-96 are of the Victoria Falls.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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 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

Zia Mohyeddin, Pakistani stage and film actor, 1964, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Y/18
Scope and Contents

158 x 204 mm. Showing Zia Mohyeddin addressing an audience.

Dates: 1964
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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