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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15935 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

51. Making chatties, Phini, Cyprus, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Cyprus/122
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Monochrome gravure postcards of Cyprus, published by Raphael Tuck and Sons. The postcards were originally stored in an accompanying envelope.

Dates: 1926
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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'55? East Coast Ferry, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/18
Scope and Contents

154 x 115 mm. Showing a pontoon ferry towed by a motor launch at the bank of a river on the east coast, with a bulldozer waiting on the ramp to embark.

Dates: 1955
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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55. Kykkou Monastry, Cyprus, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Cyprus/123
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Monochrome gravure postcards of Cyprus, published by Raphael Tuck and Sons. The postcards were originally stored in an accompanying envelope.

Dates: 1926
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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61 miles from Domel. Changing tonga ponies, 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V/15
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm. Dhak Bungalow on the left. Mountains covered with magnificent cedar trees.

Dates: 1899 - 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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123. Bunch of African Oil Palm Fruit, F.M.S. [Federated Malay States ?], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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130th Baluchis Regiment

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/113
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
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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1922, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/94
Scope and Contents

Two couples dressed in tennis costume standing in a garden.

Dates: 1922
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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1922, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/95
Scope and Contents

View of the two couples featured in Y302L/94 playing tennis.

Dates: 1922
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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1923 earthquake and typhoon: barrack dwellings after earthquake, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 35/29
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, largely undated captions.

Dates: 1923
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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3115. Hydraulic Monitor, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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3138. Chinese Tin Mine on Pehang Trunk Road, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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3139. Lode Workings, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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4120. Sakai, showing blow-pipe and carrying basket, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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4,500 ft [i.e. feet] high at Runnymede Station, 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/261
Scope and Contents

A train full of children coming away for Xmas [i.e. Christmas] from the Lawrence Asylum Schools, Ootacamund.

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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7140. Native water wheel with bamboo cups, raising water from river to rice fields, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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9139. Ayer Hangat Hot Springs, Rambutan, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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9347. Waterfall, Chenderiang, Perak, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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9349. Batu Caves, Selangor, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Malaya/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Malaya - 'Published for the Malayan Governments and produced in Singapore by Houghton Butcher (Eastern) Ltd., 'Camera House' Robinson Road, Singapore'. They were produced for the Malay Pavilion of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.

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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15.4.91 Frederic Thesigner Williams, 1891-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029C/1
Scope and Contents

155 x 112 mm. Showing Williams and two unidentified Europeans posed with porters and bearers around two dead tigers.

Dates: 1891-04-15
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 Badaga village [Nilgiri Hills], 1875 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022H/48
Scope and Contents

285 x 191 mm. View looking across rolling hills with Badaga houses in the foreground. Photograph by A.T.W. Penn no. 62.

Dates: 1875 - 1880
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 Bakatan, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/57
Scope and Contents

104 x 147 mm. Three-quarter length portrait of an aged Bakatan man wearing a loin cloth and skull cap. According to Hose’s classification the Bakatan are a sub-group of the central group of the Klemantan group.

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 Bakatan girl, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/43
Scope and Contents

103 x 147 mm. Half-length portrait of a Bakatan girl, a tribe classified according to Hose’s groupings as a sub-group of the central group of the Klemantan types.

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 Baluchi chief, 1905-11-28 - 1905-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/48
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: 1905-11-28 - 1905-12-01
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 banyan tree, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/38
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They are preceded by a 72 pp. description...
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 basket maker's shop, Java, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/50
Scope and Contents

244 x 193 mm. View of a small thatched house with baskets of various sizes laid on the ground in front of the verandah. A row of workers sits inside the single roomed building, with the proprietor seated on the verandah. Long lengths of bamboo ready for splitting are piled on the ground in front of the house.

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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