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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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Burmese band, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/4
Scope and Contents

146 x 101 mm. Showing a group of Burmese musicians. The player in the foreground is seated inside a circular carved wooden frame lined with gongs (kyî-waing), with a drummer and two clarion (hnè) players behind. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Burmese boat, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/12
Scope and Contents

147 x 101 mm. Showing a large Burmese boat with covered living quarters and a raised stern. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Burmese [?] Pooay or Theatrical Dancing, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/3
Scope and Contents

146 x 101 mm. Showing a group of dancing girls, with spectators in the background. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Burmese Women, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/2
Scope and Contents

141 x 95 mm. Showing three Burmese girls seated on the ground on cushions in the photographer's studio. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Corner of Dalhousie Street, Rangoon, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/8
Scope and Contents

147 x 101 mm. A view looking west towards the spire of the Sule Pagoda which divides Dalhousie Street into two parts, with the portico of the Town Hall in the right foreground. The annotation on the reverse states 'With view of Sooley [Sule] Pagoda and Municipal Offices on the right. Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Cremation of a poongyi [Burmese priest], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/6
Scope and Contents

147 x 101 mm. View looking towards the elaborately carved wooden structure in which the priest's body lies, with spectators strolling among the flags and bunting in the foreground. The numerous ceremonies involved in the funeral of a priest draw spectators and participants from surrounding towns and villages and contribute an air of festival to the occasion. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Cremation of a Poongyi or Burmese priest, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/5
Scope and Contents 146 x 101 mm. View looking towards the elaborately carved wooden structure in which the priest's body lies, with spectators strolling among the flags and bunting in the foreground. The numerous ceremonies involved in the funeral of a priest draw spectators and participants from surrounding towns and villages and contribute an air of festival to the occasion. The annotation on the reverse of the print states 'The body is embalmed and kept for about six months or a year until sufficient...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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[Distant view of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/37
Scope and Contents

272 x 215 mm. View looking west across the Great Royal Lake towards the Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Photographer unknown, probably either Watts and Skeen or J. Jackson.

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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Dumb labor, in the timber yard, Rangoon, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/33
Scope and Contents

276 x 217 mm. View of elephants shifting logs of teak in a Rangoon timber yard. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J Jackson.

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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Elephant crossing river on a raft, Burmah [i.e. Myanmar], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/11
Scope and Contents

145 x 101 mm. Showing an elephant with its keeper and two boatmen on a raft. The photograph has been fairly extensively retouched. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Elephants at work. Bombay Burma Timber Yard, Rangoon, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/10
Scope and Contents

147 x 101 mm. Showing elephants at work shifting teak in the yards of the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Elephants at work. Bombay Burma Timber Yard, Rangoon, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/10
Scope and Contents

147 x 101 mm. Showing elephants at work shifting teak in the yards of the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Ex King Theobaw [Thibaw] and his wife Soopalayat [Supyalat], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/1
Scope and Contents 200 x 139 mm. Showing Thibaw (d. 1916), the last King of Burma 1878-85, and his wife and half-sister Supyalat, seated on cushions. Parts of the photograph have been retouched and the background painted out. After the surrender of the Burmese to British forces in November 1885, Thibaw and Supyalat were sent into exile in India where Thibaw remained until his death. Supyalat was later allowed to return to Burma and died in Rangoon some years later. Thibaw employed a court photographer...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Ferrying kit across the Nampang [i.e. Nam Pang], Southern Shan States, Burmah [i.e. Myanmar], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/15
Scope and Contents

146 x 102 mm. Showing two long dugouts strapped together to form a raft, and weighed down with passengers and their belongings about to cross the river. The Nampang is an affluent of the Salween River.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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[Figure of Buddha and other images, ?Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/35
Scope and Contents

210 x 275 mm. Showing a marble statue of the Buddha surrounded by various devotional artefacts. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J Jackson.

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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Image of Gautama or Buddha (in marble) in a Burmese Monastery, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/16
Scope and Contents

102 x 147 mm. Showing a marble statue of the Buddha surrounded by various devotional artefacts. The annotation on the reverse states 'The other images, framework etc. are carved in wood. Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Irrawaddy Flotilla Co. Steamer on River Irrawaddy at Prome, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/13
Scope and Contents

146 x 101 mm. Showng a two funnelled paddle steamer with a lighter or 'flat' for carrying cargo attached to its side, on the Irrawaddy at Prome, 150 miles north-north-west of Rangoon. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Pagoda at Paghan, Burma [i.e. Pagan, Myanmar], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/14
Scope and Contents

147 x 102 mm. Showing a deserted temple at Pagan, on the eastern bank of the Irrawaddysome 80 miles southwest of Mandalay. Pagan was founded by King Pyinbya in 847 AD and remained the royal capital until the extinction of the dynasty in 1298 AD. The annotation on the reverse states 'supposed to be the oldest royal city. Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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River side view, Rangoon, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/9
Scope and Contents

146 x 101 mm. A view looking across wharves towards shipping anchored in the harbour. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Sacred figures at Buddhist temple, Rangoon, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/36
Scope and Contents

273 x 216 mm. View of a reclining Buddha and two other carved images in a temple (probably the Shwe Dagon) in Rangoon. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J. Jackson.

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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[? Shrine near the Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/62
Scope and Contents

208 x 271 mm. View of a shrine, similar in shape to the Shwe Dagon Pagoda but on a much smaller scale. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J. Jackson.

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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Shrines and temples at Shway Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/34
Scope and Contents

274 x 215 mm. View showing a road in the precincts of Shwe Dagon Pagoda, lined with shrines and smaller temples. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J. Jackson.

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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[Shrines and temples at Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/60
Scope and Contents

272 x 209 mm. View showing a road in the precincts of Shwe Dagon Pagoda, lined with shrines and smaller temples. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J. Jackson.

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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Shway [Shwe] Dagon (or the Golden) Pagoda - Rangoon, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/7
Scope and Contents

100 x 132 mm. Showing the massive 368 foot spire of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda, situated on a hill overlooking Rangoon. The original date of foundation of the temple is lost in myth, but the buildings assumed their present form in the 1560s. A pencilled annotation on the reverse of the print includes the additional phrase 'from North entrance'. The ink annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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[Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Rangoon], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/38
Scope and Contents

271 x 215 mm. View of the spire of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda in Rangoon. Photograher unknown, probably Watts and Skeen or J Jackson.

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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