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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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A roadside fountain in the country. Where travellers quench their thirst, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/22
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Cape light-house. As seen through the indigenous palm trees, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/18
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Charlotte Falls, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Country road, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/19
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Dug-out canoes waiting for the boats, Freetown, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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[Fishing with 'bimbi' nets, ?Sherbro, Sierra Leone], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043O/24
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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Freetown - Waterloo excursion, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/13
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Fruit seller, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Glad Merry Hours, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/26
Scope and Contents

The caption continues:

"At Christmas
The festive joys
Are similar with all races
In every clime by
Dancing, and Feasting
May these be yours today"






Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Hair plating, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/31
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Hinterland native chiefs, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/17
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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House builders at work, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/25
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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In mother's gentle arms, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/28
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Interior St. George's Cathedral, Freetown, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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).
 File

James Carmichael Smith Sierra Leone Collection III, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446C
Scope and Contents

An album containing uncaptioned prints, in two sizes approximately 210 x 150 mm and 135 x 85 mm. The captions composed for this catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The prints in the album illustrate the visit to Freetown by the Duke and Duchess of Connaught on December 15 1910 and the arrival of Governor (Sir) Edward Marsh Merewether in April 1911. The remaining prints record largely unidentified locations. Photographs by the Lisk-Carew Brothers.

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).
 File

James Carmichael Smith Sierra Leone Collection IV, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446D
Scope and Contents

Album containing prints, most measuring approximately 150 x 205 mm, uncaptioned titles composed for this catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The album contains a particularly fine collection of ethnographical studies, mainly of Bundu costumes from the Mende country and a series of group portraits, mainly of religious and educational establishments in the Freetown area. Photographs by the Lisk-Carew Brothers.

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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Kennema, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/10
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Law Courts, Freetown, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/20
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Laying the foundation stone of the new Law Courts, Westmoreland Street, Freetown, December 15, 1910, 1910-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446L/59
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. The ceremony was performed by H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught in the course of a one day visit to Sierra Leone. This is a duplicate of Y30446C/10, and the catalogue entry for this and Y30446L/11-12 give full details of the ceremony and the people shown.

Dates: 1910-12-15
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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Laying the foundation stone of the new Law Courts, Westmoreland Street, Freetown, December 15, 1910, 1910-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446L/60
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm. This is a duplicate of Y30446C/11 and shows the scene after the stone was lowered into position. Sir Crampton Smyly presided over a short ceremony and can be seen directly behind the Duke of Connaught.

Dates: 1910-12-15
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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Mary Ward with the Prince of Wales at the [Princess Christian] Hospital, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043KK/22
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1925
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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Music hath charms - musical comedians dispensing melodious music, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/12
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Nursing mothers, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/23
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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Off to school, 1905 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone II/24
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Postcards showing views in Sierra Leone, particularly in Free Town. The majority are by the Lisk-Carew Brothers, number 14 is by the Sierra Leone Government, Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd, and number 15 is by Ceylon Pictorials. Numbers 20 and 30 give no indication as to the photographer.

Dates: 1905 - 1953
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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[Official group, Government House, Freetown, Sierra Leone, circa April 28 1911], 1911-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043O/27
Scope and Contents

207 x 146 mm.

Dates: 1911-04-28
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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