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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Canary Island women], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/323
Scope and Contents

218 x 164 mm. A view showing a group of Canary Island women with baskets on their heads containing small milk churns, posed for the photographer. Photograph by Jordao da Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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

[Canary Islanders in National Costume], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/320
Scope and Contents

173 x 220 mm. A view showing a man and a woman in national costume standing in the doorway of a house. Photographer unknown, but probably Jordaco du Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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

[? Las Palmas (de Gran Canaria) from inland], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/324
Scope and Contents

217 x 169 mm. A view looking down over terraced fields towards the town and harbour. Photograph by Jordao da Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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

[Panoramic view of ?Las Palmas de Gran Canaria], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/325
Scope and Contents

258 x 171 mm. Two prints joined. A view looking down onto the harbour and town with terraced fields running down to the sea shore in the foreground. Photograph by Jordao Perestrello.

Dates: 1900
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

[? Pico de Teide, Tenerife], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/321
Scope and Contents

227 x 171 mm. A view looking up over the houses of a village towards a snow covered peak, probably the Pico de Teide in the centre of the island. Photograph by Jordao de Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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

[? Santa Cruz Harbour, Tenerife], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/322
Scope and Contents

220 x 169 mm. A view looking along a wharf towards the harbour and distant mountains. The wharf itself is a scene of busy activity with winches in operation and unloaded sacks piled on the quayside. Photograph by Jordao da Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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).