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Kuching (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

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The English Church, Sarawak, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/43
Scope and Contents

263 x 207 mm. View looking up the hillside towards St Thomas' Church, Kuching, a small wooden building with bell tower, erected and consecrated in 1851. Photographer unknown, probably G.R. Lambert and Co.

Dates: 1880 - 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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The Fort, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/3
Scope and Contents

147 x 104 mm. View looking along the Sarawak River towards Fort Margherita on the hillside beyond. [Shelford Plate XXX].

Dates: 1900
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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The gaol, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/44
Scope and Contents

General view of the gaol at Kuching, a complex of whitewashed buildings with a crenellated imitation castle, presumably the Governor's quarters at the left.

Dates: 1904 - 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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The Museum, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/8
Scope and Contents

146 x 103 mm. Head on view of the main fa├žade of the Sarawak Museum, an ashlar faced two storey (plus attic) building with a verandah running along the first floor between the pavilions at each end. The Museum is entered through an arch running beneath a central flight of steps which mounts to the first floor. The Museum was founded in 1878. [Shelford plate XXIII].

Dates: 1900
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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The Paddock, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/14
Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. View showing jockeys mounting up in the paddock of the Kuching Race Course. [Shelford plate XXIX].

Dates: 1900
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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The Police Station, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/7
Scope and Contents

148 x 103 mm. View looking across a crossroads towards the single storey Police Station.

Dates: 1900
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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The Public Offices, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/6
Scope and Contents

147 x 104 mm. General view of the Public Offices, a group of single storey buildings with verandahs on all sides carried on whitewashed columns.

Dates: 1900
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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The Square Tower and Jail, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/10
Scope and Contents

147 x 104 mm. View looking towards the square crenelated tower of the guardhouse, with the two storey prison buildings to the right. [Shelford plate XXXII].

Dates: 1900
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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The wharf, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/41
Scope and Contents

View from a boat looking down onto the crowded wharf, with the whitewashed buildings of the gaol in the background.

Dates: 1904 - 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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View of Kuching, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035C/1
Scope and Contents

270 x 185 mm. View looking over the rooftops of Kuching towards the Kuching River, on the further side of which can be seen the Astana of the Raja of Sarawak, a two storey house fronted by a stone entrance in medieval style. On the near side near the river are the Public Offices. Numbered in bottom left hand corner on the negative '576 [376?] - View of Kuching' and blind (oval) stamp in bottom right hand corner 'GR Lambert & Co., Singapore'.

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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View of Kuching, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035C/2
Scope and Contents

277 x 213 mm. Duplicate of Y3035C/1. Numbered in bottom left hand corner on the negative '568 [368?] - View of Kuching' and blind (oval) stamp in bottom right hand corner 'GR Lambert & Co., Singapore'.

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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