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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 784 Collections and/or Records:

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Old Walls, Canton, 1870 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/86
Scope and Contents

283 x 226 mill. View looking along the city walls towards the Five Storied Pagoda. Photographer unknown, possibly Dutton & Michaels.

Dates: 1870 - 1920
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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On the Peak Tramway, going up, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4510
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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On the Peak Tramway going up, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4511
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing tramlines with scrubland on the left and right and a bridge in the distance].

Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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On the quays, Shanghai, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4557
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing large packets or bales in the foreground with a few people standing about with wheelbarrows and a crowded street behind with tall buildings on the left].

Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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On the Shameen : Canton, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4485
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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Outpatients Day at Dispensary, May 7.97, 10am, F.32, 1897-05-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/79
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1897-05-07
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).
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Outpatients Day at Dispensary [May 7.97, 10am, F.32], 1897-05-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/80
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1897-05-07
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).
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Outside the entrance to the British Yamen, Canton City, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4500
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [Showing a path with ?shops along the right and two people carrying baskets on yokes in the distance ].

Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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'Over the wall' (Chin-chew [Quanzhou ?]), June 12.90, 1.45pm, bright after rain, F.32, 3'', 1890-06-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/19
Scope and Contents

'We occupied a small house on three sides of which Chinese houses came close up to our walls, and on the fourth side was the church' (1906 Report, p.2).

Dates: 1890-06-12
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).
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'Over the wall' (Chin-Chew [Quanzhou ?]), Sept 27.90, 8am, sunny F.32, 5 counted quickly, 1890-09-27

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/22
Scope and Contents

'We occupied a small house on three sides of which Chinese houses came close up to our walls, and on the fourth side was the church' (1906 Report, p.2).

Dates: 1890-09-27
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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Paddy fields in front of Panchung Village : New Territory, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4528
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). In distance Man Shan, the saddleback mountain: police station in middle distance with land office above it.

Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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

Paintings, 1907 - 1910

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5
Scope and Contents

Paintings created by Alfred Hugh Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee. Fisher's titles and captions have been recorded as found. They may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate, but have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.

Dates: 1907 - 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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[Panorama of Hong Kong], 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/161
Scope and Contents

75 x 14 mm. A view from Kowloon looking towards the Victoria waterfront with the Victoria Peak rising 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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Panorama of the Peak, further east, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/168
Scope and Contents

A view showing the Naval dockyard and breakwater, with the military hospital visible at the left on the hill behind Victoria.

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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Panorama of the Peak. Hong Kong, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/167
Scope and Contents

A view from Kowloon looking towards the Victoria waterfront. Prominent on the shoreline are the headquarters of Siemessen and Co (the second to the right of the large white buildings) the oldest German firm in the Colony, which started business in China in 1846. The building is situated near the junction of Wardley Street and Chater Road. St John's Cathedral can be seen behind the waterfront.

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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[Panoramic view of] Hong Kong [c 1900], 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/1
Scope and Contents 1064 x 215 mm. A panoramic view, composed of 4 joined prints, looking down from the Peak onto the city of Victoria, the harbour and the Kowloon Peninsula. At the extreme right of the picture are Causeway Bay and Kellet Island. The centre of the city can be seen in the second portion from the right: at the junction of Wardley Street and Chater Road is the canopy of the Queen Victoria Jubilee statue, with Queen’s Buildings on the left and the Hong Kong Club on the right. On the third side of...
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).
 Fonds

Panoramic view of the Shanghai Bund, 1898

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377F
Scope and Contents 2220 x 198 mm. A panoramic view, composed from 8 joined prints contained in boards with a leather titlepiece on the cover reading 'Shanghai Bund Tuck Tai Photographer'. The only identification given with the panorama is that of the Customs House in the fourth section. The view is taken from the south (Pootung) side of the river on the headland formed by the 90 degrees curve of the Whangpoo. The panorama embraces an angle of view of some 250 degrees and shows the following landmarks (from...
Dates: 1898-10-30
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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[Panoramic view of Wu-chen] Canton, 1880 - 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/79
Scope and Contents

841 x 193 mm (three prints joined). Panoramic view of the town of Wu-chen with the river in the foreground. Situated 120 miles west of Canton near the border between Kwangsi and Kwantung Provinces, the town lies on the West River at the mouth of the Kwei River. It was not opened for foreign trade until 1897. This print is reproduced in Clark Worswick, 'Imperial China, photographs 1850-1912' (Pennwick/Crown 1978) pp. 18-19

Dates: 1880 - 1912
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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Paper Mills at Aberdeen, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4438
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Papers of Ronald Silow, 1947 - 1989

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/34
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, typescripts, photocopies, newspaper cuttings, offprints and other material concerning Silow's work and reflections on China, with documents relating to the foundation of the Bertha St Aubyn Foundation.

Dates: 1947 - 1989
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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Pastor Ming preaching, 1900 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/47
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, largely undated captions.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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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[(?) Path in the Public Gardens, Hong Kong], 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/183
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a tree-shaded path; exact location unknown.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Pearl River entering Canton, 1900 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30383A/1
Scope and Contents 953 x 255 mm. A panoramic view of the Pearl River entering Canton (Guangzhou), by an unknown photographer. Taken on the outer bank of a busy bend in the river and looking across to a customs building, where orderly lines of crates can be seen on the quayside and numerous small boats are tied up. Behind the customs house is a four-storey building with a clock-tower. There is a park/area of trees to the left of the customs building, with a perimeter road running beside the river. To the right...
Dates: 1900 - 1930
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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Peking, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/25
Scope and Contents

269 x 213 mm. View looking along a street in the Chinese city from the wall.

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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Peking [1890s], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/10
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271 x 207 mm. View looking over the rooftops of Peking, with an open market in the left foreground.

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).