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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20093 Collections and/or Records:

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24. Some fine fat sheep being fed from a basin in the Buganda kingdom, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/293
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'This picture shows how by beter methods of feeding and animal husbandry the stock can be very greatly improved in a comparitively short time'.

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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25. Ruined mosque, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/20
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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26. Native ferry. Mpolgoma River, Uganda, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/21
Scope and Contents

Monochrome photogravure postcard.

Dates: 1915
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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26. Native Town and Ferry Creek, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/21
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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27. Ferry Creek, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/22
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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27. Suez Canal. - The Suez Canal [i.e. Qanat as-Suways] at Rantarah. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/12
Scope and Contents From the File:

Booklet entitled 'Suez' containing 12 detachable monochrome postcards showing views of Suez, the Canal and Port Said. Published by 'Lévy Fils et Cie, Paris'. The postcards are captioned in English on the front and French on the reverse.

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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28. Alexandria. - The Sphinx recently found near Pompei's Pillar, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/57
Scope and Contents From the File:

Booklet containing detachable monochrome postcards. Published by Lévy et Neurdein Réuins, 44 Rue Letellier, Paris.

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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28 Jany 1863. Aloes - linen-drying of the period, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/72
Scope and Contents

150 x 78 mm. Showing linen draped over aloe plants to dry.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. At Kalk Bay, near the Bishop's house, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/65
Scope and Contents

149 x 78 mm. A view from the beach showing a low rockface with the roofs of houses visible beyond. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'The Cape Town and Simons Town Rd. was only built as far as Wynberg in 1867, but now runs along where these rocks are, and cuts off all the houses from the sea; the road is just in front of the houses'.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Bed of Eerste River, Stellenbosch, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/75
Scope and Contents

150 x 77 mm. Showing a boulder-strewn curve in the river with the low course of the stream beyond and woodland in the background.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Bridge over Eerste River, Stellenbosch, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/74
Scope and Contents

152 x 75 mm. A view looking along the river towards a small wooden footbridge.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Eerste River, Stellenbosch, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/73
Scope and Contents

151 x 75 mm. A view looking along the Eerste River near Stellenbosch, with dense woodland on either bank.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Lion's Head from below the Round House, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/52
Scope and Contents

150 x 76 mm. A similar view to Y3059A/51, but with woodland rather than rocks in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Lion's Head from Camp's Bay, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/51
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. A view looking north-east from Camp's Bay towards the Lion's Head, with a rockface in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Pondok at Wynberg near the Church, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/61
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. Showing a small tumbledown thatched hut with woodland in the background. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, 'pondok' is 'a hut or shack made of oddments of wood, corrugated iron, etc.; a mean house or hovel, esp. one inhabited by non-whites'.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from below the Round House, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/54
Scope and Contents

149 x 75 mm. A view looking up towards the peaks of Table Mountain with wood and scrubland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from Old Kloof Road, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/53
Scope and Contents

150 x 78 mm. A view looking up towards the plateau of Table Mountain with broken wood and scrubland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from the Kloof, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/55
Scope and Contents

151 x 77 mm. Showing the peaks of Table Mountain from the Kloof Road.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28 Jany 1863. Table Mountain from Wynberg, 1863-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/56
Scope and Contents

147 x 77 mm. A view looking north-west from Wynberg towards Table Mountain with a road leading into woodland in the foreground.

Dates: 1863-01
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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28. Main Road and Post Office, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/23
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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28th B.O.N.I. Indian Army Officers, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042A/52
Scope and Contents

206 x 153 mm. A group portrait of 15 officers of the 28th Bombay Native Infantry. The officers are armed with swords and revolvers.

Dates: 1885
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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28th B.O.N.I. Sepoys, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042A/51
Scope and Contents

205 x 154 mm. A group portrait of 18 Sepoys of the 28th Bombay Native Infantry with rifles by their sides.

Dates: 1885
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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29. Bazaar Street, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/24
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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30. Arab door, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/25
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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31. - Afrique Occidentale - Dakar - Avenue Roume, 1900 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC French West Africa/2
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Monochrome postcard views of French West Africa, published by A.O.F. Fortier of Dakar.

Dates: 1900 - 1928
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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