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Oceania (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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30 Government Building, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/36
Scope and Contents

360 x 260 mm. A view looking across the hillside behind the town towards the Government Building, a two storey wooden construction with a few officials standing outside the entrance. With small houses in the background.

Dates: 1876
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 bit on the Milton and Lawrence Road, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/59
Scope and Contents

362 x 265 mm. A view looking down on the road which runs through a rocky gorge across two small stone bridges. Milton lies near the coast south west of Dunedin and this road follows the Clutha River north west up to Alexandra.

Dates: 1876
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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Ashburton Bridge, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/48
Scope and Contents A345 x 265 mm. A view looking along the bridge from the river bank, with two men sitting among tussocks of grass in the foreground. Additional information on the caption reads: ‘This bridge is a combined road and railway structure over the River Ashburton, in the Provincial District of Canterbury, on the main trunkline between Christchurch and Dunedin. Total length 2,026 feet, made up of 28 spans, 60 feet each, 4 of 15 feet each, and 22 of 13 feet each. Bridge opened for traffic on 31st May,...
Dates: 1876
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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Ashley Bridge, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/45
Scope and Contents 360 x 265 mm. A view looking towards the railway bridge over the River Ashley, taken from the river side. Additional information on the caption states: ‘trunk line north of Canterbury. Total length 3055 feet, comprising 50 spans 60 feet, two of 14 feet 6 inches, and two of 13 feet. The contract was let on the 17th February 1873. Bridge opened for traffic on 17th March, 1875, cost about £26, 500, and footway, £1, 278. Designed by John Carruthers Esq, Engineer in Chief of New Zealand, and...
Dates: 1876
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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At the Head of Wanaka Lake, Otago, New Zealand, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/71
Scope and Contents

363 x 266 mm. A view looking along the steeply rising banks of the lake, with a man sitting in a rowing boat at the lakeside in the foreground.

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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Auckland, New Zealand, from the Club, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/44
Scope and Contents

360 x 265 mm. A view looking across part of the city, with allotments and gardens in the foreground and commercial buildings beyond. Queen Street runs across the picture in the centre, with the harbour in the background.

Dates: 1876
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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Bridge over the River Clutha at Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/61
Scope and Contents

352 x 266 mm. A view from the river bank towards the road bridge, a laminated wood superstructure resting on stone piers. The caption adds ‘Centre span of this bridge is 178 feet’. Roxburgh lies about halfway between Lawrence and Alexandra.

Dates: 1876
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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Crossing the Kawarau Gorge on a wire rope, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/66
Scope and Contents

362 x 260 mm. A similar view to Y3089B/65 but taken from further away, with the cable car almost invisible against the rock face.

Dates: 1876
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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[Crossing the Kawarau Gorge on a wire rope: caption torn off], 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/65
Scope and Contents

364 x 265 mm. A view showing a man crossing the gorge in a small cable car with the river below. See also Y3089B/66.

Dates: 1876
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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From Hill Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/26
Scope and Contents

361 x 264 mm. A view taken from the same position as Y3089B/24, but looking towards Lambton Quay and Te Aro Flats. In the foreground is a residential area with mainly wooden houses, while beyond in the harbour, ships can be seen moored at Queen’s Wharf, with Te Aro Flats in the distance.

Dates: 1876
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 Departmental Offices, Wellington, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/28
Scope and Contents

364 x 257 mm. A view of the Government Building on Lambton Quay with three figures standing in the roadway in front. This is the handsome building which superseded the offices shown in Y3089B/27. Finished around 1876 (to the design of W.H. Clayton), it is a wooden structure looking deceptively like stone. The chimneys seen here were later removed in the interests of architectural harmony.

Dates: 1876
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, Wellington, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/23
Scope and Contents

360 x 260 mm. A front view of this attractive timber building, with a square tower at one end and ornamental designs on verandahs and eaves. The house was designed in 1869 by W.H. Clayton.

Dates: 1876
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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Ground sluicing at the Woolshed, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/58
Scope and Contents

364 x 265 mm. A view looking down on to a waterfall and the pool below. The appearance of the rock face would make it probable that this is a man made sluice running into quarried ground, possibly connected with gold mining in the area.

Dates: 1876
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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Hotel on the shore of Lake Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/75
Scope and Contents

360 x 266 mm. A view showing the front of the ‘Wanaka Hotel’, a small single storied wooden building with a stone chimney at either end, owned by Theodore Russell. On the verandah, a group of men and women pose for the photographer.

Dates: 1876
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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Kawarau River, Otago, New Zealand: miners’ water supply crossing the river, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/64
Scope and Contents

351 x 266 mm. A view looking along the river, with steep rocky banks on either side. Crossing the river is the piped water supply, presumably pumped up from the river. In the background a road can be seen, following the course of the river, half way up the hillside.

Dates: 1876
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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Lake Wanaka Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/72
Scope and Contents

360 x 266 mm. A view looking along the lake, with mountains in the distance (faded almost to invisibility).

Dates: 1876
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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Lofley’s Baths, about 2 miles from the hotel at Taupo, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/33
Scope and Contents

349 x 265 mm. A view looking down on the small stream which winds through this low lying area. Beside the stream various huts have been built, with one in the process of construction. The caption adds: ‘Two streams of water, one hot and the other cold, are brought together, forming the most enjoyable bath possible.’

Dates: 1876
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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Manuka Creek, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/60
Scope and Contents

359 x 265 mm. A view looking down onto what is probably a section of the Milton and Lawrence Road, with a small stone bridge in the foreground. Parts of the railway line can just be seen to the left of the road behind an embankment. In the foreground a man sits in front of a small cabin with a few other huts visible further on up the road.

Dates: 1876
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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Manwatu Gorge Bridge, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/29
Scope and Contents 350 x 250 mm. A view looking along the river towards the bridge. Additional information is given on the caption: ‘This was designed for a combined road and railway bridge, and has been built over the Manawatu River, in the gorge, the river forming the boundary line between the provincial districts of Wellington and Hawke’s Bay. The total length of the bridge is 428 feet to centre of end piers... The centre span is constructed with wrought-iron lower stringers, and wooden combined radial bow...
Dates: 1876
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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Mechanics’ Bay, Auckland, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/41
Scope and Contents

260 x 265 mm. A view looking towards the breakwater and wharves at Mechanics’ Bay, with barns and farm buildings in the foreground. On the wharf itself stands a warehouse with timber piled in front of it. The North Shore can be seen across Waitemata Harbour, with the extinct volcanic island of Rangitoto in the distance.

Dates: 1876
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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Mount Benger, Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/62
Scope and Contents

343 x 239 mm. Showing the flat topped hill at the right of the picture with part of Ormond’s Hotel visible at the left. With three men standing on the hotel verandah.

Dates: 1876
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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Opepe, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/34
Scope and Contents 361 x 266 mm. The caption states: ‘Opepe is about 10 miles from Taupo, and is the headquarters of the constabulary for the District. It was here that the rebel Maoris surprised and massacred a small detachment of our men, 8th June, 1869.’ A view from above the road which runs through the settlement, showing wooden cabins beside the road with a fortified stockade on a piece of higher ground at the left. The massacre here referred to was the killing of 9 troopers by Te Kooti (Rikirangi Te...
Dates: 1876
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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Port Chalmers, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/56
Scope and Contents 360 x 295 mm. A view from a hill overlooking the town, with Otago Harbour and Quarantine Island in the background. Although the town has been roughly laid out, it has still not grown to any great size, consisting mainly of small bungalows and gardens with a few larger houses here and there. In the foreground a small narrow gauge railway line can be seen, probably used in quarrying stone for roadmaking. It would be around the time this picture was probably taken (c. 1875) that Port Chalmers’...
Dates: 1876
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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Port Nicholson, Wellington, New Zealand, from Hill Street, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/24
Scope and Contents

360 x 266 mm. A view looking down on to the harbour with city buildings in the foreground and Mt. Victoria visible beyond the harbour. Government House is in the centre of the photograph with a cluster of ships moored at the right at Queen’s Wharf. The Council Chambers are at the left of the photograph (see Y3089B/25).

Dates: 1876
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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Queentown, Lake Wakatipu, Otago, New Zealand The Hector Mountains, or Remarkables, 7,500 feet, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/67
Scope and Contents

364 x 265 mm. A view near the lakeside, with houses and gardens clustered on the shore, and the Remarkables (considerably faded) in the distance.

Dates: 1876
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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