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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[A Maori warrior], 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/60
Scope and Contents 99 x 134 mm. A head and shoulders studio portrait of a heavily tattooed Maori, with feathers in his hair. The photographer of this picture has retouched the negative, clarifying the man’s tattoo marks (a fairly common practice when the lines did not show up well). This plate gives a very clear picture of Moko designs: the pu-kauwae or spiral designs on the chin, the rerepehi, a series of parallel curved lines from the cheek to the side of the nose, the rerepi and pongiangia, spirals on the...
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/61
Scope and Contents

94 x 126 mm. A head and shoulders studio portrait of a tattooed Maori, with a feather in his hair and wearing a korowai, or cloak decorated with black cords.

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).
 Item

[A Maori warrior], 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/65
Scope and Contents

95 x 136 mm. A head and shoulders studio portrait of a tattooed Maori warrior, with feathers in his hair and a woven blanket draped around him. As in Y3089D/60, the tattooing has been retouched to give it greater clarity. This man’s moko is more elaborate than that of Y3089D/60. As well as the features mentioned there, he had additional spirals on his chin, called paepae, and the curved tiwhana on his forehead turn down towards his eyes and then back towards his ears.

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 woman], 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/62
Scope and Contents

95 x 136 mm. A head and shoulders studio portrait of a Maori woman, with feathers in her hair, a woven blanket draped around her, and tattooing around her mouth and chin.

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 woman], 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/64
Scope and Contents

97 x 139 mm. A head and shoulders portrait of a long-haired woman, draped in a blanket and with tattooing on her chin.

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 Meston P.A., 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/18
Scope and Contents 150 x 105 mm. A European posing with an aboriginal spear. The spear is inserted into a small cup at the end of the stick held by the man, and flicked out, enabling the spear to be thrown over 100 yards. Archibald Meston (1851 - 1924) was a journalist and explorer who early became interested in the language and lore of the aboriginal tribes, and being a keen sportsman, was a practiced thrower of the boomerang and aboriginal spear. From 1898 to 1903 he was protector of aboriginals in Southern...
Dates: 1901-05
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 Mountain Dairy, Illawarra District, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086L/48
Scope and Contents

350 x 274 mm. A view of the small dairy buildings, with cows in front and a young girl posing by a gate.

Dates: 1909
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 Mountain Dairy, Illawarra District, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086K/31
Scope and Contents

A view from the roadside showing a small dairy, with a young girl in a white smock posing in front of a gate.

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 native bath, Whakarewarewa, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089R/9
Scope and Contents

201 x 147 mm. A view showing Maoris in and beside one of the hot pools at Whakarewarewa.

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 new selector's hut, Warra, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085O/53
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. Showing a small wooden hut in a forest clearing, with various figures and a pony trap.

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 New Zealand Garden, Palmerston, NZ, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/88
Scope and Contents

56 x 73 mm. A view looking along a large ornamental garden.

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 New Zealand lake, Mackenzie, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/25
Scope and Contents

56 x 73mm. A view looking towards the lake, with poplar trees on either shore.

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 north coast clearing, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/26
Scope and Contents

198 x 152 mm. An uncaptioned print (handwritten caption and negative number on reverse). A view showing a group of settlers sitting on a felled tree trunk among partially cleared woods on a hillside. Negative number 888.

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 NZ River, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/95
Scope and Contents

71 x 55 mm. A view showing an unidentified river spanned by a metal bridge in the background.

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 N.Z. river, Mackenzie, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/24
Scope and Contents

70 x 57mm. A view looking across the river to pasture land beyond.

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 pair of ostriches, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 29/7592
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 7455-7491; 7334-7344 and 7494-7634. Added numbers are: 7519A-7528A; spoiled: 7484-7486, 7525, 7562, 7611-7614, 7621 and 7626; not used: 7459-7460, 7463, 7526-7528, 7336, 7340, 7543-7544; missing: 7455-7456, 7458, 7462, 7464, 7471, 7473, 7476, 7480, 7489, 7334-7335, 7337-7339, 7341, 7533, 7535-7537, 7540-7541, 7547, 7550, 7560-7561, 7570, 7585, 7608, 7618, 7620, 7624, 7631. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order...
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 patrol bathing in the Yarra, near Xmas [i.e. Christmas] camp, 1909-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 24/6522
Scope and Contents From the File: This album now contains photographs numbered in the ranges 6178-6238A and 6501-6612 (originally there were 167). Added numbers are 6238A, 6515A and 6547A; spoiled: 6198; not used: 6210, 6212, 6217, 6228, 6232, 6502, 6604 and 6611; missing: 6184, 6197, 6199, 6205, 6209, 6211, 6220, 6230, 6233, 6235, 6501, 6513-6516, 6520-6521, 6527-6529, 6538, 6540, 6545, 6552-6554, 6556-65563, 6565, 6582, 6600-6602, 6605-6606 and 6608.Subjects covered in this album are: Malta: views from sea -...
Dates: 1909-12
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 peep at the mountains between Guildford and Zeehan, Tasmania, 1910-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 24/6538
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Missing.

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).
 Fonds

[A photograph of a drawing of Napier in 1864]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089O
Scope and Contents

A print, mounted on card, and measuring 142 x 100 mm, with a caption stating 'Napier, N.Z. 1864' and signed 'E.J. Mountier. 1894'. The photograph is a reproduction of a painting of the young settlement viewed from an overlooking hill, with the sea at the left and houses and enclosed land in the foreground.

Dates: 1894
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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A Pool on the Upper Orara R., Nth. Coast District, N.S.W, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086M/53
Scope and Contents

A scenic picture looking down on to a pool in the river, where cows are drinking. With heavily wooded land on the bank.

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 private garden: Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/6924
Scope and Contents

Full-plate.

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 private residence: Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/6927
Scope and Contents

Full-plate (landscape format). [A large rambling house probably built in stages, with gable windows, greenhouse and balcony and many creepers. Elderly man standing by greenhouse].

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 private residence: Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/6930
Scope and Contents

Full-plate (landscape format). Another view of the house seen in 6927 showing verandah which was just visible on far left of previous picture].

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 private residence: Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/6931
Scope and Contents

Full-plate. [No print]. [Missing].

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 private residence: Christchurch., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/6932
Scope and Contents

Full-plate. [No print]. [Missing].

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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