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British Isles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

J. Moffatt, 1860 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/27
Scope and Contents 40 x 65 mm. (Vignetted oval). A carte de visite head and shoulders, three quarters profile studio portrait of the missionary and British official John Smith Moffatt C.M.G (1835-1918), the son of Robert Moffatt. Born at Kuruman, Moffat went to England in 1850 and was ordained and accepted by the L.M.S. in 1857. In the event however he returned to Africa as a freelance missionary and worked, with little success in Matabeleland and Inyati from 1868-63. He had rejoined the L.M.S. in 1864 and...
Dates: 1860 - 1918
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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Kataruba. Envoy from Uganda, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045E/1
Scope and Contents 103 x 148 mm. A head and shoulders portrait of Kataruba wearing a polo-necked jersey.
Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: Missing, please see duplicate at Y3045O/1.
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Namkaddi. Envoy from Uganda, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045E/2
Scope and Contents 103 x 148 mm. A head and shoulders portrait of the lightly bearded Namkaddi, wearing a polo-necked jersey and with a tunic knotted at the shoulder.
Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: Missing, please see duplicate at Y3045O/2.
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Sawaddu. Envoy from Uganda, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045E/3
Scope and Contents 103 x 148 mm. A head and shoulders portrait of Sawaddu, wearing a polo-necked jersey.
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

Ugandan envoys to England

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045E
Scope and Contents Three cabinet portraits, approximately 105 x 150 mm, with letterpress captions on the mounts beneath the prints. King Mutesa I of Buganda requested the Church Missionary Society to take the three envoys seen here on a mission to Queen Victoria, with what expected result is not entirely clear. The three men left with missionaries Wilson and Felkin on May 17th 1879. On arrival in England, they were granted an audience with Queen Victoria and were duly impressed with the size and grandeur of...
Dates: 1880
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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