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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Botanical Gardens-Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/104
Scope and Contents

209 x 155 mm. A view of one of the lakes in the gardens, showing palms and shrubs growing along the bank.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/98
Scope and Contents

288 x 142 mm. (2 prints joined). A panoramic view of the Circular Quay, taken from the roof of the Customs House and looking towards the north side of the harbour. The steam paddle boats in the foreground are the harbour ferry service, and the ships moored on the east and west side of the quay are cargo vessels and passenger ships.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Clontarf-Middle Harbour-scene of attempted assassination of Duke of Edinburgh, 1868 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/106
Scope and Contents

206 x 155 mm. A view of the harbour at Clontarf, with wooded hills rising from the water’s edge. On the 12th March 1868, while attending a fete at Clontarf, Prince Alfred, the Duke of Edinburgh, was shot by James O’ Farrell, though not seriously wounded. The motive was apparently political.

Dates: 1868 - 1889
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).
 Fonds

Four Photographs of Scenery in New South Wales

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086R
Scope and Contents

A collection of loosely mounted, uncaptioned prints measuring approximately 185 x 115 mm, showing scenes in the Blue Mountains. Two of the prints are stamped in relief on one corner 'C. Bayliss, Photo. Sydney' and it is reasonable to assume, given the similar subject matter and format, that the other two photographs were also taken by him.

Dates: 1885
Conditions Governing Access: 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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General Post office, 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/113
Scope and Contents

152 x 207 mm. A view of the Post Office from a building on the other side of George Street. The area at the left of the print, on which there are still buildings, was later to become Martin Place.

Dates: 1870 - 1875
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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George Street, Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/116
Scope and Contents

195 x 126 mm. A view looking along George Street, which is extremely busy with coaches, carriages and pedestrians. The oldest street in Sydney, George Street originated as a track through the bush made by work parties in 1788.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Government House, Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/103
Scope and Contents

206 x 158 mm. A view of the front of the house, with a soldier on sentry duty. Government House stands in the Domain, north of the Botanical Gardens and looking over Farm Cove.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Lady Macquaries Chair-Sydney Harbour, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/105
Scope and Contents

210 x 155 mm. A view of the large block of sandstone, with carved steps and a carved inscription, with Farm Cove partly visible at the left of the picture. The carving was done in 1816 so that the Governor’s wife could rest and look across the harbour on the walk back from the town to Government House.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Middle Harbour, Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/107
Scope and Contents

206 x 160 mm. A view looking down on the Middle Harbour from a hillside showing the steep, wooded banks of the opposite shore.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Natives spearing fish from a ‘dug-out’, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/90
Scope and Contents 210 x 158 mm. A study of Australian Aboriginal fishermen, showing three men in a small dug-out canoe, one of whom holds a spear while others stand or sit on a tree trunk which juts into the river. Photograph by Charles Bayliss (stamped in relief on corner of print). The positive identification of this print as Bayliss' leads to the supposition that the previous Australian Aboriginal photographs are by him. They too display the same compositional exactitude and a striving to include as much...
Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Parramatta River from Ryde, Scene of the Great Rowing Matches, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/101
Scope and Contents

203 x 154 mm. A view looking west up the Parramatta River, which is crossed by an iron girder bridge. In the foreground are scattered houses and fields.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Pitt Street, Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/115
Scope and Contents

201 x 150 mm. A general view along Pitt Street, with horse carriages and pedestrians in the street.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Sailing Match-Sydney Harbour, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/100
Scope and Contents

202 x 155 mm. A view in the harbour, showing sailing boats racing.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Scene in Middle Harbour, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/108
Scope and Contents

180 x 111 mm. A similar view to Y308A/107 , with plants and scrub in the foreground.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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The Cathedral and the Town Hall, Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/112
Scope and Contents

205 x 144 mm. A view from the junction of Bathurst Street and George Street, with St Andrew’s Cathedral on the left and the Town Hall on the right.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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The Heads-Entrance to Sydney Harbour, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/102
Scope and Contents

207 x 157 mm. A view from the military establishment at Inner South Head with two soldiers standing by a canon and a man and a woman looking out to sea. Across the bay can be seen the cliffs of North Head.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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The University, Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/111
Scope and Contents

206 x 158 mm. A view of the East Front of the main University buildings with the Great Hall at the right.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Wreck of Orient Line R.M.S. ‘Austral’ (afterwards raised), Sydney Harbour, 1882 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/99
Scope and Contents

189 x 110 mm. A view of the ship, almost totally submerged apart from masts and funnels, with Fort Denison visible in the background. The ‘Austral’ sank in Neutral Bay on November 11th 1882, taking a heavy list while coaling. Five people died. The ship was refloated in February 1883.

Dates: 1882 - 1883
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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Zig-Zag Railway-near Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/114
Scope and Contents

178 x 110 mm. A view of the Lithgow Zig-Zag, a massive piece of railway engineering by John Whitton, which enabled the railways to descend on the far side of the Blue Mountains on the Western Line from Sydney. These viaducts were opened in 1869.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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