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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Chief’s Residence, New Caledonia, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/201
Scope and Contents

152 x 196 mm. A view looking along a palm lined path, on which people are standing or sitting in small groups, towards the chief’s house, a similar structure to that seen in Plate 189. Photograph by Hughan.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
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

Building Native huts, New Caledonia [historic title], 1874-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/200
Scope and Contents

152 x 197 mm. A view showing two large huts, the one in the background completed, the one in the foreground in the process of being built; a spire-shaped wooden framework (composed of heavy uprights held in place by thinner horizontal bands) has been completed, and people are at work on the structure thatching it from the top downwards. The structure must be about 70 or 80 feet high. A group of Europeans is watching the building work. Photograph by Hughan, and dated 6[18]74.

Dates: 1874-06-18
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

River Foa Ourail [sic presumably Bonrail], West Coast, New Caledonia, 1874-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/202
Scope and Contents

200 x 154 mm. A view looking down on a bend in the river with scrubland and hills in the distance. A party armed with spears can be seen standing in the shallow waters of the river fishing, with a village visible on the further bank. See also Plate 178 for a similar view on the River Foa. Photograph by Hughan and dated 10-[18]74.

Dates: 1874-10
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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