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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Mauritius, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Mauritius
Scope and Contents

A collection of coloured 'oilette' postcards of Mauritius, published by Raphael Tuck and Sons for the British Empire Exhibition 1924.

Dates: 1924
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

Nyasaland [i.e. Malawi], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Nyasaland/1-6
Scope and Contents

Collection of 'oilette' postcards of Nyasaland scenes published by Raphael Tuck and Sons for the British Empire Exhibition 1924, from original paintings by D.L. Constantinides.

Dates: 1924
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

Nyasaland [i.e. Malawi], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Nyasaland
Scope and Contents

Collection of 'oilette' and monochrome postcards of Nyasaland scenes.

Dates: 1924
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

[Postcards of Uganda taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/13-20
Scope and Contents

Hand-tinted photogravure postcards of Uganda scenes, taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924, and published by Raphael Tuck and Sons.

Dates: 1924
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

Selected postcards of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/1-29
Scope and Contents 'Oilette' postcards of the Gold Coast, published for the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 by Raphael Tuck and Sons, in their original envelopes. The postcards, which were made at the request of Sir Gordon Guggisberg, are coloured reproductions from paintings by Edith Cheesman and were issued in six sets of six. This collection comprises Series I, II (lacking 1 card), IV, V and VI.Each postcard has two numbers annotated on the reverse, usually in the top right-hand corner, one in...
Dates: 1924
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

Six photogravure postcards of Uganda specially taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. Series I, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/1-6
Scope and Contents

Monochrome photogravure postcards of Uganda scenes, taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. The copyright statement on the reverse of the photographs reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series 1. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd., London'. The captions have been recorded as found.

Dates: 1924
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

Six photogravure postcards of Uganda specially taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. Series II, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/7-12
Scope and Contents An envelope containing monochrome photogravure postcards of Uganda scenes, taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. The reverse of the envelope reads: 'Uganda Protectorate. Uganda is the foremost cotton producing country among the new cotton fields of the Empire, and the production is rapidly expanding. The cotton is of a high quality. During 1923, 35,218,400 pounds of cotton was exported valued at £2,026,820.The Uganda coffee industry is of considerable and...
Dates: 1924
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

Southern Rhodesia [i.e. Zimbabwe], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Southern Rhodesia/1-7
Scope and Contents

Collection of monochrome photogravure postcards of Southern Rhodesia produced for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. The collection compromises a set of six, plus one additional print (7) from a different source. This last card, produced around the same date, is an original photograph.

Dates: 1924
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

[Tanganyika Territory i.e. Tanzania], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/29-34
Scope and Contents Collection of monochrome photogravure postcards of Tanganyika Territory (now Tanzania) published for the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 by Raphael Tuck and Sons. All have a caption on the reverse that reads 'Copyright , Tanganyika Government. Printed in England'. Individual captions have been recorded as found. The cards originally came in an envelope, which is stored with them, bearing the following caption:'Tanganyika Territory. Formerly German East Africa. Administered...
Dates: 1924
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

Victoria Falls, View from Livingstone Island , 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052F/22
Scope and Contents

A postcard (original photograph) looking south along the top of the falls from Livingstone Island. Postcard dated 22.1.15. Published by Raphael Tuck and Sons for the Beira and Mashonaland and Rhodesia Railways.

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).
 Item

Victoria Falls, View of Gorge and Bridge from Hotel , 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052F/23
Scope and Contents

A postcard (original photograph) looking along the Zambesi towards the Victoria Falls Bridge. Postcard dated 22.1.15. Published by Raphael Tuck and Sons for the Beira and Mashonaland and Rhodesia Railways.

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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