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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

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A country corduroy bridge, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/25
Scope and Contents

198 x 147 mm. An interesting photograph showing a cleared route through dense forest, with a rough bridge constructed from rows of tree trunks, and a man standing below the bridge as an indication of scale. Negative 113.

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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 country road, 1910 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3082C/2
Scope and Contents

205 x 150 mm. A view down the road, with a suited man standing at the roadside in front of a house partially obscured by trees. With a wooded hill behind.

Dates: 1910 - 1920
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 country road, with car, 1910 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3082C/3
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. A view down a county road, with a white open-topped car parked on the road. Beyond are wooded hills, with some land reclaimed and cultivated.

Dates: 1910 - 1920
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 country road, with car., 1910 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3082C/4
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. A similar view to Y3082C/3, but a back view of the same car (registration 55) and with the hills behind more extensively cultivated.

Dates: 1910 - 1920
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 country road, with car, 1910 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3082C/5
Scope and Contents

205 x 150 mm. Again a view of similar countryside to Y3082C/2-4, looking down the road and with a back view of the same car, but no sign of cultivation on the hills. The pictures are almost certainly of one area and taken on the same day. A possible location would be somewhere in the Mount Lofty Range of hills outside Adelaide, where the countryside is very like this.

Dates: 1910 - 1920
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 country scene], 1858 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/4
Scope and Contents

191 x 126 mm. A view at an unidentified location, looking across a field towards a well-trimmed hedge, with a chimney visible among trees at the right.

Dates: 1858 - 1860
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 dance in Otaheite, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/49
Scope and Contents

Published by Thomas Kelly, London, undated.

Dates: 1817 - 1866
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 doorway and children : Namosi, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/7407
Scope and Contents

[Native construction].

Dates: 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 'face' of the Briser's mine showing drift and cement, Derby, Tasmania, 1910-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 24/6587
Scope and Contents

Landscape format.

Dates: 1910-01
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 fale (Samoan house)], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the...
Dates: 1903
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 farm near Tumut, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/19
Scope and Contents

199 x 151 mm. A view of cattle in a field in a lightly wooded valley. Negative 1542.

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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 ferry in Otago, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/26
Scope and Contents

72 x 55mm. A slightly blurred photograph showing a ferry crossing a river on pulleys.

Dates: 1929
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 Flock of Sheep, Burranong Station, N.S. Wales, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086K/53
Scope and Contents

A view of a large flock of sheep, with horsemen on the perimeter of the flock.

Dates: 1908
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 flock of sheep on the station, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/25
Scope and Contents From the File:

Nothing is known of the provenance of this collection of lantern slides and glass plates. The images likely were created to illustrate lectures given at the RCS.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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 ford, N.S.W [i.e. New South Wales], 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086C/31
Scope and Contents

280 x 225 mm. A view looking down on a ford, crossed by a small plank bridge. With cattle in the river, a bullock cart, a pony trap, and with three ladies posing on the bridge. A small cottage is visible on the hill beyond the river. Location unidentified.

Dates: 1872 - 1895
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 garden, private residence, Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/6926
Scope and Contents

Full-plate (landscape format). [Showing house in distance].

Dates: 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 Geyser Rotomahana, 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/3
Scope and Contents

197 x 135 mm A view from above looking down into the steaming mouth of one of the many geysers in the area with Lake Rotomahana visible in the background.

Dates: 1884 - 1885
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 Giant Tree-Camp in the Bush, 1885 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/79
Scope and Contents

207 x 150 mm. A view showing the hollow stump of a large tree, inside of which a camp for the night has been made. A white-bearded man sits outside by his camp fire.

Dates: 1885 - 1891
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 Glimpse of Suva, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089EE/3/6
Dates: 1920 - 1929
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 gully or creek, N.S.W [i.e. New South Wales], 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086C/32
Scope and Contents

280 x 225 mm. Showing a small stream among rocks, flowing through wooded country. Location unidentified.

Dates: 1872 - 1895
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 herd of cattle, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/16
Scope and Contents

199 x 149 mm. A view showing a herd of cattle standing on lightly wooded ground. This print has an embossed stamp reading 'Kerry and Co. Photo. 308 George Street, Sydney, Copyright.' Negative number 564.

Dates: 1885 - 1890
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 Load of Wool at Darling Harbour, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086M/43
Scope and Contents

Showing a steam locomotive, with freight trucks loaded with bales of wool, and with railway workers standing in front of the train.

Dates: 1911
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 Maori salute: rubbing noses, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089R/7
Scope and Contents

200 x 146 mm. A view showing three Maori women, two of whom are engaged in 'Hongi', or nose-pressing (rather than rubbing). Hands are clasped at the same time. The women are wearing traditional costume, two in cloaks decorated with black cords ('korowai') and one in a woven cloak decorated along the edges.

Dates: 1899
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 Maori warrior, 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/53
Scope and Contents

199 x 143 mm. Portrait of a Maori, with feathers in his hair and wrapped in a woven cloak. Tattooing can be seen around his nose and chin and he holds a broad wooden dagger.

Dates: 1884 - 1885
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 Maori warrior], 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/59
Scope and Contents

99 x 135 mm. A head and shoulders studio portrait of a Maori, heavily tattooed and with feathers in his hair.

Dates: 1884 - 1885
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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