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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Baobab tree - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/70
Scope and Contents

140 x 84 mm. Showing a large baobab tree growing in a lightly wooded scrubland.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Bogali School - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/64
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A group portrait showing a row of girls with 'whitewash' decorations on faces, arms and legs and wearing what looks like fat bundles of sticks around their midriffs. Probably an initiation ceremony.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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 Lewanika's State canoe and paddlers - Kazungula, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/63
Scope and Contents 104 x 81 mm. A view from the riverbank showing the long wooden canoe being paddled by a large group of warriors. Lewanika (1842-1916) stands in the centre of the boat wearing a European jacket and hat. Litunga of Bulozi (King of Barotseland) from 1878-1884 and 1885 until his death in 1916, Lewanika (also known as Lubosi) had as one of the prime objectives throughout his reign the strengthening of Luzi power through an alliance with the British authorities. Unfortunately the alliances he...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Gorge - Lobatsi - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/68
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view from above looking down into the Lobatsi Gorge south of Serowe and showing a railway locomotive drawing freight trucks along the side of the valley. Beneath the railway is the Lobatsi Dam.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Junction of Linyanti and Zambesi, Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/67
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view from the riverbank looking towards the junction of the two rivers.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Linyati River - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/65
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view looking across the Linyanti River, with a figure seated on a rock in the foreground and forest on the farther bank. The Linyanti (also known as the Kwando) runs for part of its course along the southern section of the Angola-Zambia border. The negative has written on it the caption 'above the rapids.'

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Lobatsi Dam - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/69
Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A view from the riverbank showing water pouring over the dam with the reservoir in the background.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Native Police at Kazaniela [Kazungula], 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/62
Scope and Contents

139 x 82 mm. Showing five native policemen standing with shouldered arms in front of a wicker stockade. Beside them stands a European sergeant (possibly Quartermaster Sergeant Fosdyce). Kazungula is a small village in the extreme north-east of the North West District (Chobe).

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Rapids - Linyanti River, Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/66
Scope and Contents

140 x 82 mm. A view looking along the Linyanti towards white water and rapids.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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