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Africa (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20096 Collections and/or Records:

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A monkey in some trees just outside Durban, 1928-06-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/45
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06-28
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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A morning ablution, 1904 - 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/39
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing Hodson washing beside his wagon in an unidentified camp.

Dates: 1904 - 1905
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 mosque in the deserted city of Suakim [i.e. Sawakin](Sudan), 1946 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/5/1
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. General view. Camera specifications are written on the reverse of the print: 'Technical data - 1/50 inch sec. F 5.6, orange filter on panatomic x - Rollieflex.'

Dates: 1946 - 1950
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 mountain church, 1910 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/11
Scope and Contents

138 x 82 mm (loosely mounted on foolscap paper with notes beneath the photograph). Showing a large crowd of Basuto women seated in front of a small stone church with thatched roof. Caption under the photograph reads: 'Services are not held every Sunday, but when the visiting minister does put in an appearance the people from many miles round flock to the place of worship. The churches are generally used for school purposes during the week.'

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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A Mugogo chief and his lieutenant, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/GN/307
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait with a third figure just behind.

Dates: 1909
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 Mugogo chief and his lieutenant, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/GN/308
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints, lantern slides and glass negatives. The prints mostly relate to Westgate’s earlier work, but there are a few from the 1930s, including nos. 426-454 of visits to South Africa and African islands, all processed in February 1936. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation. Many of the lantern slides and glass negatives are uncaptioned and...
Dates: 1909
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 Mugogo without much sense! He suffered from epileptic fits which frequently came on him when asked to do any work he was able to perform, 1900 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/294
Scope and Contents

119 x 162 mm. Full length portrait of a man holding a tattered umbrella as a parasol.

Dates: 1900 - 1917
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 Muhima girl of marriageable age. Hat worn always to hide face, 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045S/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 18 glass slides and 38 photographs. The slides were used by Hogbin to illustrate talks on her work when on furlough (leave of absence), and their captions were provided by her niece. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found.

Dates: 1931
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 mummified camel carcass], 1930 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304O/27
Scope and Contents

The handwritten caption by the photograph reads: 'There is so little moisture in the air that bodies do not decompose but [illegible - naturally ?] mummify - A camel'.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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 Muscat dhow, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/9
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/11
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow], 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/15
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow], 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/38
Scope and Contents

110 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/40
Scope and Contents

150 x 120 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow in Zanzibar, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/26
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'Some idea of the size of these great sailing vessels, which have changed little in the past twenty centuries, can be gained from this picture. Such dhows call in for repairs to Zanzibar before their return journey with the south west monsoon each year.'

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow on the stocks in Zanzibar, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/23
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'These giant dhows usually put into Zanzibar for repairs prior to their return journey to Muscat at the end of their annual visit to the East African coast.'

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow on the stocks in Zanzibar], 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/24
Scope and Contents

115 x 120 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 Muscat dhow setting sail from Pemba, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/39
Scope and Contents

150 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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 narrow portion of the main street of the old town, Zanzibar, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/33A
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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 narrow squeak, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J/33
Scope and Contents

203 x 156 mm. A duplicate of Y30468I/11.

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).
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A native authority grain store, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/4/4
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a white building for storing grain. The caption continues: ' ... where supplies of grain, contributed by all, are held against periods of food shortage.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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 native band, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/61
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing a group of African musicians, with spectators in the background. Probably at the Accession Proclamation 1910.

Dates: 1910
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 native court in the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/1
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: 'Native Court. A scene depicting the trial of an offender by the Head Chief of the person's tribal division. The chief is surrounded by his counsellors'.Guggisberg stated: '...picture showing the Head-Chief of Juabeng administering justice in his native tribunal. To those who have never been out of England I think that the witness-box and prisoners' dock will go far to reveal the progress made in this country. The court crier with the gold plaque...
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).
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A native dance, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/10/21
Scope and Contents

180 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'These magnificent headdresses seen at a native dance are made from turkey feathers mounted on beautiful beadwork foundations. Notice the way in which the performers whiten their faces by the use of fine cerial flour.' A further handwritten caption partially obscured by the above identifies this occasion as H.H. the Sultans Silver Jubilee.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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 native dug-out, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/150
Scope and Contents

202 x 101 mm. Showing two Africans with a dug-out on the shallows of a river, probably the Zambezi.

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).