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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

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A reaper and binder at work, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/14
Scope and Contents

196 x 150 mm. A view of a wheat field in a valley, showing the horse-drawn reaper and binder at work in the foreground, with uncut wheat to the left and harvested stooks to the right. Negative number 853.

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 River Scene, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3083B/5
Scope and Contents

204 x 139 mm. A view showing a small, tree-lined river, with two horses standing midstream. Part of some farm building are visible behind trees at the right of the picture.

Dates: 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 river scene Clarence River], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/119
Scope and Contents

287 x 186 mm. A view showing the river curving into the foreground of the picture, with thick woods reaching down to the water’s edge. In the foreground a man kneels by the water.

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).
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A Riverside Farm, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3083B/6
Scope and Contents

206 x 139 mm. A view across a small river showing farm buildings on a slightly raised plateau above the water.

Dates: 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 Riverside Farm, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3083B/7
Scope and Contents

205 x 139 mm. Another view, taken from across the river and showing the same farm photographed in Y3083B/6, with buildings on the skyline.

Dates: 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 road in Samoa], 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/56
Scope and Contents

156 x 109 mm. A view along an unidentified country road in Samoa, lined with palm trees. Possibly the Tivoli Road, on the way to Vailima.

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 rowing boat making for the 'Emden'], 1914-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30315A/7
Scope and Contents

135 x 90 mm.

Dates: 1914-11-09
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 Rowing boat on the River, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3083B/4
Scope and Contents

204 x 137 mm. A view showing a rowing boat, with two men and two children, near the bank of a wide river. The river is unidentified, but possibly the Victoria River.

Dates: 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 Samoan river, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/41
Scope and Contents

138 x 102 mm. A view showing a young Samoan boy standing beside a jungle river.

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 Samoan Tapu, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993D/5
Scope and Contents

110 x 165 mm. Three-quarter length photograph of a young woman, apparently on the deck of a ship. 'A Samoan Tapu' (young woman) is pencilled on the mount.

Dates: 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 sawmill in the interior, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/22
Scope and Contents

200 x 152 mm. A view showing a group of mill-workers sitting posed for the camera on a pile of tree trunks, with the sawmill in the background. Negative number 1688.

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).
 Fonds

A short history and description of the Parliament House, Melbourne

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087M
Scope and Contents Printed book illustrated by six photographs purchased in 1904. There is also a lithographed plan and a cross-section elevation.Victoria's Parliament House was designed by Peter Kerr and J G Knight; building began in 1856 and the first stage was completed in 1860. In 1877 a Royal Commission on the Parliament Buildings with G H Jenkins, author of the book, as Secretary was set up. Further construction was carried out as a result of its recommendations, and in 1885 a tender for the...
Dates: 1886
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 small town in Central Otago. Cromwell, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/27
Scope and Contents

76 x 56mm. A view looking along the village street, with hills 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 Snowdrift, Mount Kosciusko, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086M/64
Scope and Contents

A view of two men, with horses and dogs, climbing across a snowfield on the mountain. Mount Kosciusko, at 7,316 ft. is the highest mountain in Australia, and its snows feed several important rivers, among them the Snowy River.

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 Squatter’s Homestead, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/88
Scope and Contents

204 x 152 mm. A view looking over a small pool towards fenced-off fields with a farmstead beyond standing on a small rise.

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).
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A Steamboat on the River, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3083B/3
Scope and Contents

200 x 135 mm. A view of a small steamboat on an unidentified river. As the boat is called ‘Victoria’ this might indicate that the river is the Victoria River, the longest in the Northern Territory.

Dates: 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 Tangi: receiving mourners, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089R/10
Scope and Contents

199 x 147 mm. A view showing Maori women receiving guests at a mourning ceremony. The tangi was a form of ritualized weeping that took place after a death, but also possessed a more general significance: the mourners would be lamenting all who had died, and a form of tangi was also employed by people meeting again after a long absence.

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 Tongan dance], 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/13
Scope and Contents

83 x 55 mm. An amateur snapshot showing a group of Tongans about to perform a dance.

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 Tongan village], 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/16
Scope and Contents

156 x 113 mm. A view showing trees growing in a clearing, with houses in the background.

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 tributary of the Snowy River: Bett's Camp, Mt Kosciusko., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 29/7626
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Painting only.

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 tributary of the Snowy River: Bett's Camp, Mt Kosciusko, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/7626
Scope and Contents

365 x 265 mm. No print.

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 very large lump of gum found in these diggings by Peter Dean; weight 200 lbs, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7062
Scope and Contents

Kauri Gumfields: North Island: New Zealand. [Showing man in a suit standing by lump of gum].

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 View of Adelaide, 1910 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3082C/6
Scope and Contents

285 x 165 mm. A rather darkly printed black and white photograph looking towards South Adelaide from Montefiore Hill, with the Adelaide Oval at the bottom of the hill. An almost identical viewpoint to Y3082A/13, although taken from a higher position. The towers of the Post Office and Town Hall can be seen right of centre, with the Mount Lofty Ranges encircling the town.

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 view of Otaheite with several vessels belonging to that island, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/48
Scope and Contents

An undated print of an engraving made for C.T. Middleton's 'A new and complete system of geography' (2 vols, London, 1778-1779).

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 view of Port Moresby from Mission Station, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3084A/2
Scope and Contents

1016 x 230 mm. A panoramic view composed of four joined photographs, cloth-backed. Taken from the hill behind Port Moresby, with villages and boats in the foreground. Anchored in the bay, behind the island, is H.M.S. Nelson. Mr Goldie's store is at the extreme left, above the village; at right is Ethel Island, with Elizabeth Islands behind and Mourilyan Island at the right background. Paga Point is seen in the centre background.

Dates: 1884
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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