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Victoria (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 466 Collections and/or Records:

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A Bush Home, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/56
Scope and Contents

200 x 146 mm. A view showing a small wooden cabin with a mother and two children beside the doorway. The roofing is made in the characteristic settlers’ way with sheets of flattened tree-bark held down by a network of branches. The picture shows a small vegetable plot in the foreground. This photograph, and Y3087D/55, give a fascinating and evocative picture of the hardships of life outside the larger cities.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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 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).
 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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Aboriginal Cottages-Gippsland, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/87
Scope and Contents

197 x 149 mm. A view showing a row of cottages leading down a slope to the lakeside, with Australian Aboriginal men and women (in European clothes) standing in front of their verandahs. Photographer possibly Charles Bayliss (Y308A/90).

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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Aborigines-Gippsland, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/86
Scope and Contents

200 x 149 mm. A posed portrait of a group of Aboriginal Australians (in European clothes) in front of a windbreak made from branches and leaves, with a lake in the background. Photographer possibly Charles Bayliss (Y308A/90).

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).
 Fonds

Address from the women of Ballarat and Ballarat East in the colony of Victoria to the women of England

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 299
Scope and Contents A roll of paper 31 x 1067 cm in size. In 1863 it was recommended to increase the number of convicts transported to Western Australia, and the proposal was met with strident opposition from it and the other Australian colonies through a series of petitions. Reaction in Victoria was especially strong because of anxiety that its goldfields would attract many escaped or former convicts. Although it was decided in early 1864 not to expand penal transportation to Western Australia, many had...
Dates: 1864-10
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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Alfred Hospital, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/152
Scope and Contents

183 x 129 mm. A view of the hospital, a brick building with white stone facings situated in Commercial Road, Prahran. The hospital, the second in Melbourne, was built as a thanksgiving to commemorate the Duke of Edinburgh’s survival of the attempted assassination in Sydney in 1868. Prince Alfred laid the foundation stone in 1869, and the building was opened in 1871.

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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American Court: Great Hall, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/45
Scope and Contents

291 x 234 mm. A view showing a section of the American Court, with paintings on a gallery above and various models of organ on the ground floor.

Dates: 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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American Court: Temporary Annex: Front View, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/46
Scope and Contents

287 x 233 mm. A view of the entrance to the main section of the American Court showing a horse-carriage, a safe, a weighing machine and other products.

Dates: 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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American Machinery, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/47
Scope and Contents

288 x 235 mm. A view looking down an aisle between two long rows of mainly agricultural machinery.

Dates: 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 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).
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Annual Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Canberra, Australia, 1970-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/F/62c
Scope and Contents

Neg. Left to right: Shri Ram Sahai, India; The Hon. Sardar Darbara Singh, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Punjab; the Hon. Vernon Christie, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria, Australia; and the Hon. William Garrett, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria; in the Legislative Council chamber, Melbourne.

Dates: 1970-09
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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Annual Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Canberra, Australia, 1970-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/F/62e
Scope and Contents

Neg. Left to right: Mr. Kwaku Ntim, MP, Ghana; Mr. Samuel Okudzeto, MP, Ghana; the Hon. Isaac Omolo Okero, Minister for Health, Kenya; and Mr. John Harman, MLA, Western Australia; at Healesville wildlife sanctuary, Victoria, Australia.

Dates: 1970-09
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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Australia - Frankston - Nr Melbourne, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/82
Scope and Contents

A view showing the tiny railway station at Mornington Junction, with merchandise and a few travellers on the platform and small wooden station buildings in the background.

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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Australia - Fruit Farm - Frankston [Victoria], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/81
Scope and Contents

A view showing two men standing in front of a brick house.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne - Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/83
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards a small wooden house with fields beyond.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne, Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/84
Scope and Contents

A view showing two men (W.D. at left) standing in front of farm buildings.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne - Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/85
Scope and Contents

A view showing two men (W.D. at left) and a dog posed in front of a fruit tree.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne - Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/86
Scope and Contents From the File:

Also described as: 'The Roaring Forties and Australia 1908'.

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).
 File

Australia; Sydney, Newcastle, the Blue Mountains; farms in Victoria and Melbourne, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/1-87
Scope and Contents

Also described as: 'The Roaring Forties and Australia 1908'.

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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Australian Cockatoo, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/50
Scope and Contents

147 x 194 mm. A picture of a white cockatoo on a perch.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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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Australian Stage Coach, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/40
Scope and Contents

140 x 101 mm. A view showing a Cobb and Co. coach standing in front of the small ‘Blackspur Hotel’ with passengers posing in and beside the coach. This page has the heading ‘Four days picnic to Fernshaw, Blackspur and Marysville’ which refers to all prints up to Y308A/65.

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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Austrian Court: Front View-Main Avenue, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/24
Scope and Contents

293 x 237 mm. Another view, showing chinaware in the Austrian section, with giant ferns hanging down from above.

Dates: 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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