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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 784 Collections and/or Records:

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Peking [1890s], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/11
Scope and Contents

271 x 211 mm. View looking along an unidentified street of Chinese houses.

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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Peking [1890s], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/12
Scope and Contents

281 x 219 mm. View looking along an unidentified street in Peking, with passers-by watching the photographer.

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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[Photographer photographing woman], 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/32
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty-two photographs taken by Douglas Moore in 1949, depicting views and aspects of the lives and conditions of the inhabitants of Hong Kong. The photographs were printed and mounted for an exhibition at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic in the 1980s. The average size of each print (inner mount measurement) is 290 mm x 360 mm. The photographs are each individually captioned on the reverse and are accompanied by Mr Moore’s introductory caption for the exhibition:Hong...
Dates: 1949
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

Photographic panoramas of Hong Kong, Canton, and Macau

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30383A
Scope and Contents

Six of the panoramas are of Hong Kong, one of Canton, and one of Macau. The provenance of the panoramas is unknown, but they arrived in Cambridge University Library in 1993 as part of the Royal Commonwealth Society’s photographic collection.

Dates: 1900 - 1930
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).
 Fonds

Photographs of North Africa and Asia

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

A large album of albumen prints. The prints are of various sizes and by various photographers. The compiler of the album is not known. Captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.

Dates: 1860 - 1920
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).
 Fonds

Photographs of Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Pacific Islands, the United States and Africa

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K
Dates: 1949 - 1953
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).
 Fonds

Photographs: the Siege in Peking [i.e. Beijing] 1900

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377B
Scope and Contents Album of prints of various sizes. These photographs were taken during the Boxer Rising of 1900 by the Rev. C.A. Killie. They form an important historical record of scenes mainly inside the British Legation, including the arrival of the Relief Force. The album is lettered on the cover and although there is no title page or separate text, there are substantial printed captions under the photographs. They are numbered up to 67, but from placing on the pages it is clear that this album never...
Dates: 1900
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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Pictures of Tibetan life, 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/51
Scope and Contents

'Presented to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales in memory of his visit to Benares'.

Dates: 1906
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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Pierre Blancard, ‘Manuel de Commerce des Indes et de la Chine’, 1950 - 1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/11/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
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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Pig Market, 1908-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4044
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Outside the East Gate of Wei Hai Wei City.

Dates: 1908-11
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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Plague Hospitals, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4433
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Hong Kong. The Hygeia, Hospital Ships, and shore Plague Hospital. [A misty scene across the water].

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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Port Edward, 1908-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4033
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Wei hai wei. Repairing a junk: and some of the market day mules and donkeys.

Dates: 1908-11
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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Portion of the Great Wall of China, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/19
Scope and Contents

257 x 210 mm. View looking along a section of the wall with a watchtower in the distance.

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).
 Fonds

Portrait of Sir Frederick Lugard as Governor of Hong Kong

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038D
Scope and Contents

105 x 195 cms on mount in frame 215 x 310 cms. Frederick John Dealtry Lugard (1858-1945), created Baron Lugard of Abinger in 1928, is associated chiefly with Africa, but was Governor of Hong Kong from 1907 to 1912. He was chiefly responsible for the creation of the University of Hong Kong in 1911. This full-length portrait of him in Governor's full-dress uniform is signed at the bottom.

Dates: 1907 - 1912
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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Potter at Wun Yin (= Pottery) New Territory. This man is painting before glazing : painting a decoration black upon the sun dried clay, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4535
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [No print]. Missing.

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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Pottinger Street : Hong Kong, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4545
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4477-4567 (originally there were 85). Added numbers are: 4541A and 4542A; not used: 4484, 4492, 4503, 4508, 4513, 4515, 4549 and 4550; missing: 4483, 4488, 4490, 4498, 4518, 4522, 4523, 4529, 4535, 4536 and 4542. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 4541A and 4542A follow 4520. Subjects covered in the album are: China: Canton; Hong Kong: general and harbour, Kowloon,...
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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Pottinger Street : Hong Kong, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4546
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4477-4567 (originally there were 85). Added numbers are: 4541A and 4542A; not used: 4484, 4492, 4503, 4508, 4513, 4515, 4549 and 4550; missing: 4483, 4488, 4490, 4498, 4518, 4522, 4523, 4529, 4535, 4536 and 4542. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 4541A and 4542A follow 4520. Subjects covered in the album are: China: Canton; Hong Kong: general and harbour, Kowloon,...
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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Pottinger Street, Hong Kong : looking across the harbour, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4543
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4477-4567 (originally there were 85). Added numbers are: 4541A and 4542A; not used: 4484, 4492, 4503, 4508, 4513, 4515, 4549 and 4550; missing: 4483, 4488, 4490, 4498, 4518, 4522, 4523, 4529, 4535, 4536 and 4542. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 4541A and 4542A follow 4520. Subjects covered in the album are: China: Canton; Hong Kong: general and harbour, Kowloon,...
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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Pottinger Street Hong Kong looking across the Harbour, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/4543
Scope and Contents

350 x 250 mm.

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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Pottinger Street : Hongkong, 1909-01 - 1909-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4544
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4477-4567 (originally there were 85). Added numbers are: 4541A and 4542A; not used: 4484, 4492, 4503, 4508, 4513, 4515, 4549 and 4550; missing: 4483, 4488, 4490, 4498, 4518, 4522, 4523, 4529, 4535, 4536 and 4542. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 4541A and 4542A follow 4520. Subjects covered in the album are: China: Canton; Hong Kong: general and harbour, Kowloon,...
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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Pour encourager les autres, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/16
Scope and Contents

269 x 205 mm. Showing the bodies of decapitated men with their heads placed on spikes stuck into the ground in front of their corpses.

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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Presentation of Medals to District Head Man by the Commissioner, 1908-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4122
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing Commissioner in military uniform, with top hatted man and an armed guard to the right, talking to the District Head Man, who is wearing a hat and darf chinese coat over white trousers. In the background a group of chinese people, similarly dressed. Ceremony outside an area marked out with white lines].

Dates: 1908-11
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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Priest at Chheng-Goân, Aug. 12.94, morning, bright, F.32, 1894-08-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/50
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: 1894-08-12
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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'Priest', Aug, 12.94, in evening [?], bright, F.32, 1894-08-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/43
Scope and Contents

Showing a seated bearded Chinese man.

Dates: 1894-08-12
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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Race Course, Shanghai [1890s], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/27
Scope and Contents

275 x 206 mm. View looking across the lawn at the race course, with groups of spectators gathered on the turf, towards the imposing grandstand. For earlier views of the course see Y30383A.

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).