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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15935 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Chinese garden [?Canton], 1870 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/90
Scope and Contents

278 x 226 mm. View looking through a decorated archway towards the garden, with rows of shrubs in large pots lining the path in the foreground.

Dates: 1870 - 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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A Chinese house, Singapore, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/74
Scope and Contents

General view of the house seen in the preceding print, with rows of potted plants in the foreground. The house is a two-storied affair in European style with verandahs on both floors and a tiled roof.

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 Chinese pawn shop in Mandalay, 1903 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029E/46
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 Chinese sluice box, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/92
Scope and Contents

Showing Chinese tin miners bringing material to a sluice box, with living quarters in the background and mountains in the distance.

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 Chinese temple, K. Lumpur, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/90
Scope and Contents

Showing part of the façade of a Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur.

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 Chinese temple, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/38
Scope and Contents

As captioned.

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 Chinese temple, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/42
Scope and Contents

Showing the entrance to the temple, a single storey building with ornately decorated roof ridges.

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 ‘chosen few’, famine of 78/79, [?] Binicunnyalun, near Bangalore, 1878 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022DD/4
Scope and Contents

151 x 194 mm. Grouped portrait of emaciated famine victims posed in the doorway of a thatched house. Full accounts of the Indian famines of the 1870s can be found in the Parliamentary Command Papers, Report of the Indian Famine Commission. See in particular Part III, Famine histories (c. 3086 of 1885).

Dates: 1878 - 1879
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' Company in tents, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/165
Scope and Contents

78 x 53 mm.

Dates: 1932
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' Company's football team, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/101
Scope and Contents

78 x 53 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 complete suit made from the sack tree [bark-cloth tree], Antiaris innoxia, Riti, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/179
Scope and Contents

71 x 117 mm.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A corner of the 200 year old Chinese village at Pulai, 1929-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/69
Scope and Contents

Showing the Malay appearance of the people though they speak Chinese.

Dates: 1929-03-03
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).
 File

A correct globe with the new discoveries: A correct globe with ye new constelations [sic] of Dr Halley &c, 1775

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.1.01
Scope and Contents The pocket terrestrial globe is just 7 cm in diameter and is made of papier mâché with a plaster coating, over which the paper gores, printed from a copper plate and hand coloured, have been affixed. Its protective case is covered with sharkskin and lined with celestial gores. The whole item is an updated and adapted version of a pocket globe published by Herman Moll in 1719.Pocket globes were first produced in England by Joseph Moxon (1627–1691) and they remained in vogue well into...
Dates: 1775
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 country road in Malaya, 1920 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 16/116
Scope and Contents

194 x 148 mm. A view looking along a country road, with a Malay house in the left foreground.

Dates: 1920 - 1939
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 creek off Tanjong Bunga, 1929 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/723
Scope and Contents

200 x 255 mm. Watercolour.

Dates: 1929 - 1939
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 creeper at Peradeniya, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/12
Scope and Contents

218 x 275 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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 creeper, Peradeniya, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/46
Scope and Contents

265x214mm.

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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A crowded waterway in Singapore, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302D/2
Scope and Contents

247 x 174 mm. View of the Boat Quay on the Singapore River.

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 Cyprian maid, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/9
Scope and Contents 89 x 110 mm. Woodburytype. A sensitive portrait of a young woman wearing a striped dress and embroidered head scarf: 'The accompanying illustration may be taken as an ordinary type of the women of Cyprus ... it may be added that they dress modestly, and many of them follow the Turkish fashion of keeping the greater portion of the face covered. Some of them ... are not unworthy descendants of the Cypriote maids of classic fame. The native beauty of the race is, however, seen at its best...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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A Cypriot shepherd with the flute, 1957 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of loose prints. All are 250 x 200 mm unless otherwise stated. There are brief typed captions on the backs of the prints, some of which have been elaborated or amended for this catalogue. Some of the prints are organised by subject: 12 - 19 concern the Turkish invasion and its aftermath; 20-26 are images of people and places; 27-28 concern antiquities.

Dates: 1957 - 1974
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 Cypriote Boy, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/27
Scope and Contents

90 x 110 mm. Woodburytype. A half-length portrait of a young boy: 'The boy represented in the second picture is the son of the priest of Avgoru [? Avgorou]. The higher dignitaries of the Greek Church are not permitted to marry; but the papa may be wedded, subject to the condition that the union was effected before his consecration, and that in the event of the death of his wife he shall not marry a second time' (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.52).

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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A dhoby's donkey, Madras, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1/13
Scope and Contents

136 x 103 mm. The donkey carries a large bundle of washing. (p. 123).

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).
 File

'A district officer's day', 1927 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/31/1
Scope and Contents

A description of Stark's duties as acting District Officer of Kelang in 1927, submitted for publication in 'Malaya', Aug. 1963, 36-38. The file includes a cutting from its original publication in the 'Straits Times', 9 Nov. 1927.

Dates: 1927 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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A drink, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/41
Scope and Contents

Elephant. [Location unknown].

Dates: 1905 - 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 dwelling on the highlands of Kalopanagiotissa [i.e. Kalopanayiotis], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/4
Scope and Contents 170 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a priest and other Cypriots seated outside a small cottage, with a large clay oven in the background: 'This is the abode of a village priest of the Greek Church, whom we see seated in the foreground waiting for a cup of wine which is being poured for his use ... The walls of his dwelling are built of stone, the rafters are pine, and the roof resting upon these is a sort of platform constructed out of brushwood which has been wattled into thatch...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.

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