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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[An Aboriginal Australian man], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/110
Scope and Contents

152 x 200 mm. A view of a bearded young man, seated and holding a rifle.

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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[An Aboriginal Australian man], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/114
Scope and Contents

150 x 196 mm. A view of a seated man, with scars and holding a boomerang, with a large snake on the ground in front of him.

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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[An Aboriginal Australian man], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/118
Scope and Contents

152 x 197 mm. A seated man, showing him carving a boomerang with a small axe.

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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[An Aboriginal Australian woman], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/108
Scope and Contents

148 x 198 mm. A posed view of a woman, holding a cleft stick as seen in Plate 106, and with scars on her arms.

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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[An Aboriginal Australian woman], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/124
Scope and Contents

150 x 199 mm. A head and shoulders portrait of a woman wearing a white fur headpiece.

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).
 Fonds

An appreciation of the life of William French (1897-1960) soldier, naturalist and adventurer extraordinaire

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 381
Scope and Contents The collection was compiled by Allan Allison, Carlisle City Museum Assistant (1956-66) and Senior Nature Reserve Warden with Nature Conservancy Scotland (1968-78), who became acquainted with French during the final years of his life. At its heart are ten original letters (approximately 60 pages with photocopied duplicates) written by French to his lifelong friend Ernest Blezard, Curator of Natural History, Carlisle City Museum (1926-1966):1-2 Australia 19253 Solomon Islands...
Dates: 1925 - 2012
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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An Australian bush stream, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085R/1
Scope and Contents

215 x 265 mm. An unidentified pictorial scene showing a river with thickly wooded banks.

Dates: 1913
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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An Australian Conservatory Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/70
Scope and Contents

197 x 150 mm. An exterior view of this conservatory, a large wooden construction built from slats in order to let in light while giving protection against wind.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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An Australian Sundowner, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/46
Scope and Contents 200 x 146 mm A view showing a sundowner camped at the base of a hollow tree with a small fire in the foreground. The term ‘sundowner’ originates from the practice in the outback of giving rations of mutton, tea and flour to anyone who applied for work at a station-sundowners were that wandering body of men who always came at dusk, too late for any work to be exacted, but early enough to claim rations. How far this photograph is a genuine portrait of such a type, or a posed genre picture, is...
Dates: 1888 - 1889
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).
 Sub-Series

An Australian town, 1910 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Australia - general/396-399
Scope and Contents

Monochrome postcards (original photographs) of an unidentified Australian town, photographed by James Morton Junior.

Dates: 1910 - 1919
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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An ice river on the Tasman Glacier, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6807
Scope and Contents

Showing the Hochstetter Ice Falls.

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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An ice river on the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/6907
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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An Ifugao tribesman looks over the famous rice terraces, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/4/11
Scope and Contents

175 x 152 mm. The caption continues, 'built by the Ifugaos, which are carved out of the mountainside, in the Mountain Province of central Luzon. Some 400 sq. kms of rice are cultivated in this area'.

Dates: 1954
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).
 Sub-Fonds

An interesting historical event in Australian history, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/17
Scope and Contents

A translation of the Dutch account, published in 1647, of the wreck of the 'Batavia' on the Abrolhos Islands and subsequent events of 1628-1629 (85 pages). Some extracts from Saville-Kent's 'A naturalist in Australia' have been added, and there are four pages of illustrations taken from the Dutch account.

Dates: 1923
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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An offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/46
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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An old house in which Sir John Franklin is said to have spent his last night in Hobart, 1850 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3088D/3
Scope and Contents

180 x 135 mm.

Dates: 1850 - 1935
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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An orchardists home, Warburton, Bridgetown, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081B/60
Scope and Contents

500 x 155 mm. A view from closer-up of the same house and orchard as Y3081B/59.

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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Ana Hata, Rotorua, NZ, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/70
Scope and Contents

57 x 63 mm. A full length portrait of a young Maori woman.

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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Ancient and Modern Maoris, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089R/5
Scope and Contents

205 x 154 mm. A print consisting of 18 small photographs printed together. On the left side are nine portraits of 'modern' Maoris, although all are still wearing traditional costume and many are tattooed; on the righthand side are nine older photographs of 'ancient' Maoris, mainly older men, more heavily tattooed.

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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 1, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/12
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. First of a series of five photographs taken from the same viewpoint showing the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist. The foundation stone at the right, with churchmen and choir in centre. The Duke and Duchess have just arrived, and onlookers raise their hats as they pass by.

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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 2, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/13
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. The ceremony in progress. The Duke bends over the stone and applies mortar, while the Duchess stands to his right with umbrella. The Bishop of Brisbane stands next to the Duke. (Bishop William Thomas Thornhill Webber, 1837 - 1903).

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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 3, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/14
Scope and Contents

205 x 140 mm. A hymn is sung while the stones are joined.

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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 4, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/15
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. The end of the ceremony, with children filing away. This is in fact the last in the series and should be preceded by Y3085J/16.

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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 5, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/16
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. The Duke and Duchess sit to the right of the foundation stone, during an address by the Bishop of Brisbane.

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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[Ani Doherty of Ruatahuna, carrying her son Bob Doherty on her back], 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089FF/14
Scope and Contents

138 x 200 mm. Photographer’s copyright statement and catalogue number etched into foot of photograph: ‘ILES PHOTO. 54. THAMES. N.Z’.

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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