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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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A Basuto chief displaying pots decorated with modern enamel paint, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/498
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait of an aged Basuto chief with examples of pottery arranged on the ground in front of him. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 Basuto woman making a pot. The first process is to form a ring of clay, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/499
Scope and Contents

Showing the woman kneading the clay on a flat stone preparatory to making the pot. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 corner of the showroom of the Artisanat at Bamako, French Sudan [i.e. Mali], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/506
Scope and Contents

Showing a loom in the foreground with examples of woven cloth hanging on the wall behind. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 Mamatli potter of Basutoland finishing a pot in the Quithing [i.e. Quthing] District, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/501
Scope and Contents

Close-up view of finishing touches being applied to the pot. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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 Mohair rug in Basutoland [i.e. Lesotho], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/502
Scope and Contents

Showing a woman holding up a mohair rug, patterned in coloured stripes. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Africans weaving at the broad looms, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/508
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'They are master and student at the Artisanat in Bamoko, French Sudan'.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Basuto hut in the Maluti Mountains, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/504
Scope and Contents

Showing a circular stone hut with thatched roof. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Basuto men making straw baskets, a men's job in their country, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/500
Scope and Contents

Photograh by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
 Series

Basutoland [i.e. Lesotho], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/497-505
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Carved wooden panel, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/115
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Chief of the Woodcarvers of the Oba of Benin [i.e. Benin City] examining a carving of one of his pupi[ls], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/99
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Display of carved figures, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/112
Scope and Contents

Photograh by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Embroidery class for boys, Muslim School, Share, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/109
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse is torn but the following is legible 'vN 1o-22 [tear]upe boys doing traditional embroidery work [tear] the Mohammedan School at Share, Nigeria'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 8-12 A Talense compound in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/242
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'In the foreground a grain store and in the background the huts'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 13-16 Children's art in Africa. Models made by Talense children from the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/241
Scope and Contents

Photograh by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 24-24 At the museum of Achimota College, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/244
Scope and Contents

View of the interior of the museum, with students looking at the display cases. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 53-2 Wood carvings by art and craft students in training at Achimota College, Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/237
Scope and Contents

Showing carvings of elephants and musicians. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 53-8 Puppett [sic] show made entirely by students of Achimota College, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/240
Scope and Contents

Showing a female student watching a puppet show in progress at Achimota.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 62-24 Art students at work at Achimota College, Gold Coast Colony [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/235
Scope and Contents

Showing students painting a mural. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 62-29 Modelling of a mask at Achimota College Accra, Gold Coast Colony [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/239
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG 71-7 Ceramic Research and pottery at Achimota College, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/236
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'An apprentice stacking watercolours and lids in drying shed'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvG Tile stackers at work at Achimota College, Gold Coast Colony [i.e. Ghana], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/238
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The Department of Ceramic Research has been particularly successful and the ceramic products have been put on a commercial footing'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvN 1a-36 Bookbinding lesson at the Holy Cross School at Lagos, Nigeria, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/95
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvN 6-12 A Yoruba mask worn at the traditional festival of Egugun, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/100
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'and representing according to Nigerian belief, the spirit of an ancestor'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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EvN 8-9 A painting exhibited in the school museum of the Government School at Ilorin, Nigeria, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/116
Scope and Contents

Painting of a chief and his entourage. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The painting was done by the Court Painter of the Emir of Ilorin'. Photograph by Margot Lubinski.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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