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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15935 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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 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).
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A note on tribes and sects in the southern Shan states of which representatives have come to Rangoon, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/30
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1906
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 pakarangan or long native boat which carries a sail 18 feet square, on board the Marudu, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4260
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Picture printed in reverse - 1070 on end of pakarangan. Barrels along side of steamer].

Dates: 1908-12
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 palace court-yard in Bangkok, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/17
Scope and Contents

View looking across the courtyard towards the palace buildings, with two youths seated beneath the carved images in the centre of the open space.

Dates: 1890
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 palanquin or ‘palki’, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1/7
Scope and Contents

134 x 100 mm. Laing describes this form of transport on p. 14. (p. 47).

Dates: 1873
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 Palki - Calcutta, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/8
Scope and Contents

Numbered '42' on the bottom left-hand corner.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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 panoramic view of Colombo, embracing lake and harbour, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/58
Scope and Contents

Panorama extending over four joined pages.

Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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 panoramic view of the civic centre of the city, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311A/3
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm. General view (long exposure, taken at dusk) of the area in the vicinity of the Victoria Memorial Hall, seen here with the War memorial obelisk in the left foreground.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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 Parsee 'demoiselle', Bombay, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1/6
Scope and Contents

160 x 190 mm. (p. 41).

Dates: 1873
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 picnic page, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/387
Scope and Contents

About to slide again. The larger leaves seen in our hands are for sitting on. We are standing in running foam.

Dates: 1934
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 picnic page, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/388
Scope and Contents

L-R top: Sykes, Sheppard, Tait, Mr Grey, Bottom Mrs Sykes, Mrs Tait at Bankling's Slide.

Dates: 1934
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 picnic page, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/389
Scope and Contents

The elephants arriving at the slide.

Dates: 1934
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 picnic page, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/390
Scope and Contents

Starting off for Mengget Unchor. First elephant Sir J Scott (acting Governor) and Sultan of Perak. Second Elephant Lady Scott, A. Caldecott (CSG).

Dates: 1934
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 picnic up-country in Borneo, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4391
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing group of 8 Europeans sitting on the ground with jungle behind. Women (4) in long white dresses and with hats with two men in white with topees and two more in dark clothes. 12 copies of the print were sent to Mrs Gueritz, Government House, Sandakan, North Borneo on 29.04.09, so maybe her picnic]

Dates: 1909
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 pleasant walk near Srinuggur [Srinagar], 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022C/11
Scope and Contents

300 x 243 mm. View looking along the back of one of the canals at Srinagar, with a boat on the water, two Indian figures posed in the middleground, and an avenue of poplars at the left. Bourne no. 826.

Dates: 1864
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 plumbago mine], 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303F/1
Scope and Contents

132 x 182 mm.

Dates: 1886
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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