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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 have been recorded as found. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72...
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, Mohammedan 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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