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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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Back view of house at Penang, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/28
Scope and Contents

206 x 157 mm. A view from the garden showing a substantial two-storied residence with verandahs and thatched roof. Exact location is unidentified, but this and the following print are good examples of European domestic dwellings in the tropics. The house was possibly Cameron's own residence. Photograph probably taken by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1884
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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Fort Frederick from Ostenberg Ridge above Rocky Point, Trincomalie, 1882 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/32
Scope and Contents

276 x 214 mm. A view looking north from Ostenberg Ridge, across Dutch Point and Dutch Bay towards Fort Frederick situated on the promontory at the far side of the Bay. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1882 - 1883
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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Front view of house in Penang, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/29
Scope and Contents

206 x 157 mm. A view from the driveway of the house seen in the preceding print, with a string of ponies held by Indian servants lined up on the lawn. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1884
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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Government Bungalow, Penang Hill, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/17
Scope and Contents

205 x 154 mm. A view looking across the wooded gardens towad the Government Bungalow (partially obscured by trees).

Dates: 1884
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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Lascars Quarters, Murra [i.e.Muka] Head Lighthouse, Penang, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/23
Scope and Contents

212 x 158 mm. A view looking down, probably from the base of the lighthouse onto the long, single storied wooden building with verandah and tiled roof. Muka is situated at the extreme north-west tip of Penang Island. A photograph probably taken shortly after the completion of these buildings in 1884 (Straits Settlements Blue Book, 1884).

Dates: 1884
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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Lomond Bungalow, Penang Hill, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/16
Scope and Contents

208 x 155 mm. A view looking along the unkempt garden towards the thatched and verandahed bungalow. Posed in front of the building are a European family (unidentified) and Indian servants. Lomond Bungalow was situated on the northern end of Penang (or Government) Hill.

Dates: 1884
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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Main Street, Balek Pulo [i.e. Balik Pulau], Penang, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/22
Scope and Contents

208 x 154 mm. A view looking along the main street which is lined with low thatched houses, beneath the verandahs of which are traders and their wares. Beyond is a European building (? possibly the hospital built 1883). Balik Pulau is situated in the centre of Penang.

Dates: 1884
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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Officers quarters, Fort Frederick, Trincomalie [i.e. Trincomalee], 1882 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/30
Scope and Contents 202 x 137 mm. Showing the compound inside Fort Frederick, which is situated on a promontory to the east of the town and protected by the northern approaches to the harbour. At the left of the print is the road leading to the main entrance, while at the right are the Officers quarters which back onto the sea. The road and quarters are separated by a tree-lined grass recreational area. Accompanying the print is a diagram listing the occupants of the various bungalows. Trincomalie was...
Dates: 1882 - 1883
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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Part of Penang Waterfall, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/31
Scope and Contents

217 x 285 mm. A view of the lower section of Penang Waterfall, situated in the gardens at the foot of Penang Hill. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1884
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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Pontoon bridge, Prai River, Penang, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/26
Scope and Contents

206 x 154 mm. A view from the river bank looking towards the pontoon bridge across the Prai River, Province Wellesley. Exact location unidentified.

Dates: 1884
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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Pontoon bridge, Prai River : steam launch Rosebud, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/27
Scope and Contents

205 x 148 mm. A closer view of the pontoon bridge seen in the preceding print, with one section removed to allow passage for the steam launch Rosebud.

Dates: 1884
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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Pulo Reino [i.e. Pulau Rimau] Lighthouse, Penang, 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/13
Scope and Contents

210 x 155 mm. A general view of the lighthouse neighbouring buildings on the small island of Pulau Rimau which lies off the extreme south east tip of Penang Island. From the piles of building material and newly cleared bush still in evidence, the photograph would appear to have been taken around 1883. The lighthouse was built between 1881-1883 and the light erected the following year (Straits Settlements Blue Books, 1881-1884).

Dates: 1883
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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Quetta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/34
Scope and Contents 275 x 206 mm. A view showing part of the Cantonment area (precise location unidentified) (precise location unidentified) of Quetta, with mountains beyond. The roads (lined with containers for growing trees) are laid out on a grid pattern, with army quarters (mainly small bungalows) grouped on the plots of land. Quetta was secured by treaty from the Khan of Khalat in 1876 and this photograph was probably only taken a few years later since both the buildings and gardens have a recently...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Quetta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/35
Scope and Contents

274 x 207 mm. A more distant view of cantonment buildings at Quetta, with unbuilt on plots of land in the foreground. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Quetta Fort, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/36
Scope and Contents

274 x 205 mm. Showing the fort at Quetta, standing on a small hill with soldiers quarters, a row of field guns and lines of tents in the foreground. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Steam ferry, Prai River, Penang, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/12
Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. Showing the raft ferry, powered by a steam engine and protected by a roof above the open sides, on the Prai River, which debouches, on the Port Wellesley mainland near Butterworth, opposite George Town. On the raft itself are two Europeans in white uniforms, two hack gharries and a number of other passengers. A photograph probably taken in 1884 on completion of improvements to the Prai ferry.

Dates: 1884
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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View from Fort Frederick, Trincomalie [i.e. Trincomalee], 1882 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/33A
Scope and Contents

265 x 204 mm. Duplicate of preceding print. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1882 - 1883
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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View from Signal Station, Fort Frederick, Trincomalie [i.e. Trincomalee], 1882 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/33
Scope and Contents

277 x 214 mm. A view looking south across Dutch Bay towards Dutch Point with army quarters in the foreground. The view looks back towards the location from which the preceding print was photographed. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1882 - 1883
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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