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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16199 Collections and/or Records:

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A view of Quetta, 1906-03-10 - 1906-03-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/218
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1906-03-10 - 1906-03-16
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 view of the City, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 15/95
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints the majority of which are circa 290 x 215 mm., but 4-6, 9-18, 20-27, 51-55, 91-94, and 96-98 are approximately 140 x 100 mm. Nos. 4-27, 51 are scenes of the Royal Visit in November 1905, 19-26 being triumphal arches. The other subjects are the Maharajah and his family (1-3), Lallgarh Palace (28-50), Gujner (52-64), the Old Palace (65-82, 85), Bikaner City (83-84, 891-98 and Bikaner forces (89-90). There are printed captions: the collection is in a richly bound album...
Dates: 1905
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 view of the Kabani River taken from the spot where his Royal Highness shot his stag

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 29/30
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 view of the Salon hills, 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/151
Scope and Contents

105 x 58 mm.

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 village group, Trashibiola, 1878

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/12
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158 x 111 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a group of villagers seated in a paved courtyard in front of a stonewalled house (the principal house in the village). The village is near the town of Paphos. Thomson states that the purpose of the gathering was twofold: to welcome strangers to the village and to discuss a point of law concerning a stray herd of goats (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.38).

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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A village in Dutch Borneo, 1870 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/35
Scope and Contents

244 x 175 mm. View looking across swampy ground towards the houses of a village sited on both banks of a wide river.

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 village shop, 1903 - 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029E/47
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 visit to Fraser's Hill , 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/47
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The majority of the photographs relate to the early stages of Sheppard’s career with the Malayan Civil Service. They illustrate his accommodation; varied range of work in Kuala Lumpur, Pahang, Perak and Terengganu; Malay and European colleagues; official events, military service, travel and recreation. A number of prints are uncaptioned and have been provided with tentative titles in square brackets and approximate dates. The images begin with Sheppard's arrival in Jan. 1928...
Dates: 1928
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 watchtower on the the Great Wall, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/9
Scope and Contents

View looking up a flight of steps on the wall towards a square watchtower.

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 Water-carrier, 1878

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/20
Scope and Contents

90 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a woman posed against a wall and holding a large earthenware jar.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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A water wheel well, 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/86
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm.

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 wayside fair, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/63
Scope and Contents

The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The villagers are shown selling pumpkin gourds, 'plantain' (bananas) and jack-fruit. These fairs are held once a week'.

Dates: 1924
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 well known character in Negri Sembilan', 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/9/4
Scope and Contents

A brief note on Austin 'Beano' Robins, who worked as Assistant Manager on Perhentian Tinggi Estate (1 sheet).

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel MC 47.
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A woman of the labouring class, 1878

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/21
Scope and Contents 87 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A simply posed, but intense portrait of a poorly dressed Cypriot woman standing against a wall: 'This is a typical woman of the lower orders in Cyprus; one who to a powerful physique, well-formed features, and dark eyes, adds an expression of unflinching resolution. It was some little time before she could be persuaded that neither sorcery nor witchcraft were practised in the mysterious operations of photography; but, at least, the desire to see her likeness...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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A young Burmese Princess , 1885 - 1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/Y3029M/251
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 (1863-1927), who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c.1906. On...
Dates: 1885 - 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 young noble, son of the Sabwa, 1907-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/321
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Half-plate. Who is in three days to be a Poongy; i.e. a sort of priest. Most of the turbans are of a very pale rose coloured silk. The face of Swbwas son is slightly whitened with ash. Bicycles are very silvery and smart. (Fisher).

Dates: 1907-12
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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Aban Deng, a Lonf Wat Chief, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/93
Scope and Contents

103 x 147 mm. Head and shoulders profile portrait of Aban Deng, the Chief of the Long Wat (Kelamantans) of the Baram District.

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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Abasahib Pant Pratinidhi, Shrimant, 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022O/123
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100 x 147 mm. Chief of Vishalgarh; succeeded 1871; ruled 1891-. Full length seated portrait.

Dates: 1911
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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Abdul Gusar Singh, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/15/2
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52 x 50 mm. Four Indian men standing in front of a plane at the England Australia Race, Allahabad.

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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Abdul Majid Khan Diler Jung Bahadur, Nawab (c 1892-), 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022O/121
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71 x 140 mm. Nawab of Savnur in 1911. Full length standing portrait.

Dates: 1911
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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Abdul Rahman bin Haji Yaakub

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 7/49
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156 x 205 mm. Head and shoulders portrait of Abdul Rahman (1928-) who served in the Sarawak Administrative Service before being elected to the Federal House of Representatives in 1963. He became Assistant Minister of Rural Development in 1963, Assistant Minister of Justice in 1964, and Minister of Mines and Lands in 1965.

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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Abella Bai [?] Ghat, Benares, 1900 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022UUUU/27
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215 x 140 mm.

Dates: 1900 - 1950
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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Aberdeen boat children. Wonder where they are today?, 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty-two photographs taken by Douglas Moore in 1949, depicting views and aspects of the lives and conditions of the inhabitants of Hong Kong. The photographs were printed and mounted for an exhibition at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic in the 1980s. The average size of each print (inner mount measurement) is 290 mm x 360 mm. The photographs are each individually captioned on the reverse and are accompanied by Mr Moore’s introductory caption for the exhibition:Hong...
Dates: 1949
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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Aberdeen harbour and the boat people, 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/18
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty-two photographs taken by Douglas Moore in 1949, depicting views and aspects of the lives and conditions of the inhabitants of Hong Kong. The photographs were printed and mounted for an exhibition at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic in the 1980s. The average size of each print (inner mount measurement) is 290 mm x 360 mm. The photographs are each individually captioned on the reverse and are accompanied by Mr Moore’s introductory caption for the exhibition:Hong...
Dates: 1949
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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‘Aberdeen’ harbour; the boat people live on the boats, 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty-two photographs taken by Douglas Moore in 1949, depicting views and aspects of the lives and conditions of the inhabitants of Hong Kong. The photographs were printed and mounted for an exhibition at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic in the 1980s. The average size of each print (inner mount measurement) is 290 mm x 360 mm. The photographs are each individually captioned on the reverse and are accompanied by Mr Moore’s introductory caption for the exhibition:Hong...
Dates: 1949
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).