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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15935 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Kandyan chief, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/31
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 Kandyan lady, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/32
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 Kayan and a Sea Dyak, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/131
Scope and Contents

102 x 147 mm. Full length portrait of a Kayan and a Sea Dyak standing side by side.

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 Kayan girl, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/139
Scope and Contents

105 x 147 mm. Full length portrait of a Kayan girl standing in front of longhouses.

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).
 Item

A Kayan obtaining fire by the friction of a cane thong against a piece of soft wood, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/129
Scope and Contents

147 x 103 mm. Showing a Kayan man holding the wood against the ground with his feet while he rubs the cane thong against it. A group of men and women seated on the floor watches him.

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 Kayan woman carrying her child in a sling, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/44
Scope and Contents

104 x 147 mm. Full length portrait in profile of a woman with a wooden cradle slung on her back.

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 Kelamantan of the Baram, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/71
Scope and Contents

103 x 148 mm. Half-length profile portrait of a Kelamantan youth, with headband and hairstyle similar to Y3035A/65.

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).
 Item

A Kenyah girl dancing, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/35
Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. Showing a Kenyah girl, dressed in a slit skirt and the round, decorated, fez- like hat, dancing on a mat, with a musician playing a guitar- like instrument and an audience of youths in the background.

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 Kenyah girl dancing, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Dates: 1912
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 Kenyah hunter, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/25
Scope and Contents

103 x 146 mm. Showing a Kenyah man standing in the jungle with a spear in one hand and a small pig slung over his shoulder.

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).
 Item

A Kenyah hunter, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Dates: 1912
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 Kenyah smithy, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Dates: 1912
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-KOK A-CA TWAK, (Akauk asa twet), On Collection of Taxes, 1837

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 65/8/3
Scope and Contents

Black folding book, 3 folds, 380 x 150 mm, with text in white steatite on four sides.

Royal order sent to Han-tha-wadi. Dated B.E. 1199.

Dates: 1837
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 Koomkie punishing a troublesome cow

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 29/17
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 Koomkie punishing a troublesome young cow

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 29/24
Scope and Contents

290 x 90 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 Land Dyak Chief, Upper Sadong River, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/141
Scope and Contents

104 x 147 mm. Half length portrait of an aged chief.

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 land Dyak who insisted on being photographed in a red plush Chinese hat and Chinese trousers, Tabekang, Ulu Sadong, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/49
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait.

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 Lion Dance, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/10
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Owing to its multi-racial nature, Singapore has a diverse culture influenced by its three major ethnic groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians. Schoolchildren have a choice of learning music and dance as part of their extra-curricular activities.

Dates: 1982
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 Lirong, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/80
Scope and Contents

104 x 146 mm. Full length portrait of a Lirong warrior striking an aggressive pose. The broad shouldered war coat is similar to that seen in Y3035A/78.

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).
 Item

A Lirong Girl, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Dates: 1912
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).
 Item

A Lirong girl, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/109
Scope and Contents

103 x 148 mm. Half-length full face portrait of a Lirong girl wearing heavy earrings and a decorated cap.

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 little further along the wall, Canton, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4473
Scope and Contents

Groups of people, mostly Manchus: the girl in the lightest clothes is Cantonese.

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 lively community in Aberdeen harbour, Hong Kong, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty 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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A Long Kiput Village, Baram District, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/33
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Dates: 1912
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).
 Item

A Long Kiput village, Baram District, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/76
Scope and Contents

147 x 103 mm. View looking across a river towards the long houses of the village.

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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