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British Isles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 924 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Ernest Gedge Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs by Ernest Gedge comprising:(1) 81 prints, probably made in the 1920s. All these prints relate to the Jackson/Gedge Expedition of 1888-91 (see below). 80 are from negatives in the Royal Geographical Society and one from the negatives now in RCS (iii). Some new prints were obtained from the Royal Geographical Society in place of originals which had been stolen.(2) 1 print not in the above collection and taken from the RGS negative.(3) 11 glass...
Dates: 1880 - 1902
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).
 Item

[Exterior of Norwich Cathedral], 1863 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/106
Scope and Contents

100 x 142 mm.

Dates: 1863 - 1896
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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Exterior of the big balloon shed, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 22/5483
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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Fair view Lodge, Cambridge, 1881, 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/1
Scope and Contents

281 x 229 mm. A view across the lawn, largely taken up by a tennis court, towards the back of the house. A family group is posed on a bench beneath a tree to the left of the back door.

Dates: 1881
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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[Family group, somewhere in England], 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/110
Scope and Contents

70 x 103 mm.

Dates: 1914
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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Federation of Malaya Police Contingent for the Coronation, London, 1953, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/17
Scope and Contents

210 x 157 mm. Group photograph of the police officers. Identified on the reverse of the print are: Inspector Tun HAMZAH; Chief Inspector Arjan SINGH; Assistant Superintendent Lim Swee TENG; Deputy Superintendent Wan ABDULRAHMAN; Senior Assistant Commissioner Thomas Quartus GAFFIKIN 91907-), officer commanding contingent; Assistant Superintendent HILLIER; Lieutenant CHARLTON; Special Constabulary Inspector Abdul WAHAB; Sergeant Mohamed ZAIN.

Dates: 1953
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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Fiquet, July '21, 1921-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/76
Scope and Contents

45 x 65mm. Showing rocks on the coastline.

Dates: 1921-07
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

Fisher collection : views in England circa 1910, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011V
Scope and Contents

Contains prints of various sizes by various photographers, including Taunt's, R.F. Taylor of Cardiff, Whitworth and Co. Categories are: numbers 1-5: the work of the Post Office; 6-12: typical English scenes; 13-15 railway locomotives; 16-25: shipbuilding and naval.

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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Fitting basin, and 150 ton crane, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5188
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Beardmores shipyards near Glasgow.

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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Flock of young geese going to market, Darlington, September 1892, 1892-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/380
Scope and Contents

155 x 115 mm. A view showing a flock of geese being driven across the cobbled street into Darlington market. Photograph by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1892-09
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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Flooding in East Molesey, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/381
Scope and Contents

238 x 181 mm. A view showing pedestrians and shop keepers standing in flooded Walton Road, East Molesy. Photographer unknown, possibly W.H. Deakin, whose studio is featured in the photographs.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Focsle showing tap of 12 in turret, cables, etc. King Edward VII, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5012
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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Forebridge from boat deck, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5009
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Showing signal man semaphoring: King Edward VII.

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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Forebridge, showing wheel, compass and telegraphs : King Edward VII, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5011
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

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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Former West Indian policeman becomes Special Constable in Britain, 1964 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Y/1
Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. Showing Astley Lloyd Blair, aged 27 in 1964, standing on the steps of Gloucester Police Headquarters after being appointed a Special Constable.

Dates: 1964 - 1965
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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Forth Bridge from above Queensferry. Length 8296 ft, height 354 feet, spans 1700 feet, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/371
Scope and Contents

202 x 133 mm. A view looking out over the town of Queensferry and across the Firth of Forth towards the Forth Bridge (completed 1889). Photograph by James Valentine and Co.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Forth Bridge, Sept '22, 1922-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/102
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm.

Dates: 1922-09
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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Four tip berth at Penarth Basin, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5117
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Coaling the 'Queensgarth', Cardiff.

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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Four tip berth at Penarth Basin, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5118
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Coaling the 'Queensgarth', Cardiff.

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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Four tip berth at Penarth Basin, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5119
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Coaling the 'Queensgarth', Cardiff. [Rowing boat in foreground to show scale].

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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Four tip berth at Penarth Basin, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5120
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Coaling the 'Queensgarth', Cardiff. [Rowing boat in foreground to show scale].

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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[Frederick Courteney Selous (1851-1917)], 1960 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/26
Scope and Contents

196 x 146 mm. Photograph of the portrait bust of Frederick Selous in the Natural History Museum, South Kensington. Selous was a hunter and naturalist of international repute and served as guide and intelligence officer to the pioneer column which founded Southern Rhodesia in 1890. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1960 - 1990
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

From Aden to Quetta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 57
Scope and Contents

Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1917
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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Fulham [R 36], June '21, 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/52
Scope and Contents

70 x 50 mm. A view of an airship anchored to the ground.

Dates: 1921-06
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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Gardens, north entrance, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC BEE/2
Scope and Contents

Captioned 'Campbell Gray' in bottom right-hand corner.

Dates: 1924
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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