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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16216 Collections and/or Records:

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A meadow in a Malay village., 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/133
Scope and Contents

View looking across open, communal grassland towards forest.

Dates: 1904 - 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 Merry Christmas, 1885 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/Y3029M/280
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe, who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c1906.

Dates: 1885 - 1927
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 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/Y3029M/281
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe, who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c1906.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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 mining page, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/157
Scope and Contents

Visit to Kayong Tin Mine In Kemaman Dist. 4 Hours Journey by road & river. General view of staff & labour force & mine buildings.

Dates: 1933
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 mining page, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/158
Scope and Contents

Inspecting machinery Kayong.

Dates: 1933
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 mining page, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/159
Scope and Contents

G C Brown on hand trolley.

Dates: 1933
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 mining page, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/160
Scope and Contents

Iron ore lighters anchored in the Diyah.

Dates: 1933
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 mining page, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/161
Scope and Contents

The view of iron ore being worked cut or blasted from hillside. The labourers are Chinese.

Dates: 1933
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 Mission house Kulangsoo [south of Xiamen], Aug 26.96, 4.15pm, windy, F.32, windy, 3 secs, 1896-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/77
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1896-08-26
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, The Jampra, Ajmere, 1908-02 - 1908-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 6/920A
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1908-02 - 1908-03
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 path, near Mount Troodos, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/5
Scope and Contents

171 x 113 mm. Woodburytype. A view looking along a rock-strewn mountain path on which stands Habib Kuri: 'my dragoman [interpreter] ... a trader of Nicosia ... who proved an honest and agreeable attendant, and spoke intelligible French ...' (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.32). With the village of Module in the background.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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A mountain torrent, North Shan States, 1903 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029E/60
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album containing photographic prints and coloured reproductions. Prints 2-62 are coloured reproductions from Kelly, R. Talbot (1905) Burma painted and described, London : Adam and Charles Black. The remainder are original photographs by Thomas Harry Goldsworthy Stevens. The prints mainly measure approximately 100 x 75 mm, although some are larger. The album is interleaved with sheets on which are typed captions, up to print 261. Photographs beyond this point are uncaptioned. The...
Dates: 1903 - 1921
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 Mousme [hand coloured], 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/147
Scope and Contents

205 x 232 mm. Full length studio portrait of a Japanese girl examining her hairstyle with the aid of two mirrors. A mousme is an unmarried Japanese girl, a term particularly applied to a tea girl or waitress.

Dates: 1870 - 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 mural in Benares [Varanasi], 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/4/4
Scope and Contents

83 x 57 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative and 246 x 157 mm. enlargement.

Dates: 1966
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 Murik, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/78
Scope and Contents

105 x 147 mm. Full length portrait of a Murik warrior in full dress. He wears a goat skin war coat and head dress and is poised in the act of drawing his sword from the scabbard.

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 Murut head feast, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/111
Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. Showing a line of Murut women standing in a clearing in front of a row of flags on poles. The photograph was probably taken at the village of Lanchang.

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 myork's family at home [A myouh's family at home] , 1870 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/Y3029M/175
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe, who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c1906.

Dates: 1870 - 1893
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 nashiman or recessed porch at the Secretariats

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 27/8
Scope and Contents

265 x 315 mm.

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 of Wei hai Wei territory, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4125
Scope and Contents

Who successfully graduated at Chinese literary Exam for first degree. [Showing man in white coat with black edgings standing beside a cannon and two Quantao cattle knives, with the sea in the distance].

Dates: 1908-11
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 street scene, Bombay, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/418
Scope and Contents

Approximately 235 x 175 mm. Collotype. Illustration photographed by Clifton and Co.

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 Nautch dance, Bengal, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/94
Scope and Contents

288 x 232 mm. Possibly by Shepherd and Robertson.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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).
 File

‘A near run thing’, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/3/1/1
Scope and Contents

Coe’s account of the near accidental shooting of a Chinese labourer by a bridle-path contractor (1 sheet).

Dates: 1961
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel MC 47.
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A nearer view of the captured rogue with three Koomkies in attendance

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 29/27
Scope and Contents From the File:

A bound volume with padded covers containing photogravure reproductions of photographs by Barton Son and Company. There is a printed introduction (pages 2-10) describing the kheddah operations by M. Mutannah, Conservator of Forests, Mysore. Unless otherwise stated, the reproductions are 285 x 245 mm.; these appear on right-hand pages, one to a page

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 new clearing for young seedling rubber trees, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/4/2
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm.

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 new Jiù-tsaî in his robes, with his father (Hui-An), July 6.92, 6.30pm, bright, no stop, counted 10, 1992-07-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/36
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1992-07-06
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).