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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Hill dwellers, central Malaya, 1880 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/58
Scope and Contents

183 x 234 mm. (mounted on card). Showing a group of four tribesman posed on the ladder leading to their raised dwelling. These figures are probably Sakai, one of the two major aboriginal groups in Malaya. Long (1927, p. 259) describes this group.

Dates: 1880 - 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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Hill dwellers, central Malaya [Sakai women of Batu Pipis, Perak], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/60
Scope and Contents

188 x 232 mm. (mounted on card). A similar portrait to the preceding print, taken on the same occasion but only showing two of the women.

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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Hill dwellers of central Malaya [Sakai women of Batu Pipis, Perak, 1880s-1890s], 1880 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/59
Scope and Contents

179 x 236 mm. (mounted on card). Showing three Sakai women (one with a child on her back) standing against a jungle background.

Dates: 1880 - 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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Kling women, Alma Estate, P[rovince ?] Wellesley, 1881 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/41
Scope and Contents 237 x 183 mm. A carefully posed study of five Kling women grouped in front of the whitewashed wall of a European house. The Klings (the term has since the turn of the century been considered highly deregoratory) were the Tamil immigrants who formed the lowest classes of labour. The women in this picture wear saris and the characteristic toe and nose rings. The Alma Estate, situated some seven miles from Prye, originally consisted of some 500 acres planted out by a Mr Wilson during the...
Dates: 1881 - 1920
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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Sakai with their blow pipes [1880s-1890s], 1880 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/61
Scope and Contents

207 x 274 mm. Showing two Sakai men in a clearing, armed with their characteristic blowpipes. Photographer unknown, possibly Leonard Wray.

Dates: 1880 - 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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The Perak Valley from the cottage, Perak - 4, 500 feet, [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/74
Scope and Contents

241 x 190 mm. (mounted on card). A view looking over the valley (largely hidden by low lying cloud), with densely wooded hillside in the foreground.

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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