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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Church at Hongo, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/11
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. A view showing the church exterior, with four natives standing in front. This photograph is used as an illustration in ‘The Light of Melanesia’.

Dates: 1892
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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Feather money, brought to Forrest’s house at Nelua. Price of girl bought as teacher’s wife, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/22
Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. A view showing Mr A.E.C. Forrest, a European lay worker, standing among natives who carry large coils of feather money. This photograph is used as an illustration in ‘The Light of Melanesia’.

Dates: 1892
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

Group of clergy on board the mission ship ‘Southern Cross’, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/55
Scope and Contents

204 x 149 mm. A view showing a group of clergymen grouped at the stern of the ‘Southern Cross’. Of the eight figures five can be identified: Back row, left to right: unidentified, Rev Palmer, Captain Bongard, Bishop Montgomery. Front row: unidentified, unidentified, Rev Cullwick, A.E.C. Forrest.

Dates: 1892
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

Inside church at Vava - Torres Island, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/31
Scope and Contents

207 x 149 mm A view looking along the interior of the wooden building, with mats and benches laid on the ground. See also Y309A/11.

Dates: 1892
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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Round houses of natives at Timotu, Santa Cruz (mentioned by the Spaniards in the 16th century), 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/25
Scope and Contents

202 x 145 mm. A view showing the round palm-thatch houses, with people standing outside. A photograph taken at Graciosa Bay, where the Spaniards under Mendana attempted to found a colony in 1597.

Dates: 1892
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

School at Soa - Malanta - Joesph Waite the teacher, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/17
Scope and Contents

206 x 152 mm. A view showing the bamboo and palm-thatched building, in front of which stand the teacher and a row of children.

Dates: 1892
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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Ureparapara - George Nara’s school (outside the crater), 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/35
Scope and Contents

205 x 151 mm. A view looking along the village street towards the school, in front of which a group of natives are standing. Ureparapara, the most northern of the Banks Islands, was also known as Blight Island and the Melanesian Mission ran two schools there, one situated inside, and one outside the crater of this extinct volcanic island.

Dates: 1892
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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