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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 777 Collections and/or Records:

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The mainland of Weihaiwei from the island, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4104
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [View from harbour wall to sailing boats and warship across to mountains on the mainland].

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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The Mandarin’s Foot, neat Foochow, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/34
Scope and Contents

287 x 233 mm. Showing an outcrop of rock in the form of a slender outstretched foot.

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 Mansion in the Gardens, Hong Kong Island, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/4
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).
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The Marine Barracks, Linkungtau Island, Weihaiwei, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4093
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). To the right note two old Chinese Wooden guns, captured from the Taku forts.

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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The Marine Barracks, Linkungtau, Weihaiwei, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4094
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Island guard detachment. [Showing guards and dogs standing in the courtyard beside verandah where more guards are seated. A bell hangs from the eaves and potted plants stand on the verandah beside deep gutter].

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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The Moloo [or] Nanking Road, Shanghai [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/19
Scope and Contents

276 x 212 mm. View looking along the Nanking Road, a wide street lined with Chinese commercial premises.

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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The Naval Canteen at Linkungtau Island, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4102
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). An old Chinese house.

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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The Naval Canteen at Linkungtau Island, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4103
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. An old Chinese house. [Showing detail of steps up to the entrance with painted panels of Chinese design on either side of arch. Tiled roof with carved animals along corner ridge. Small group of Chinese in left hand corner].

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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[The Nine Storied Pagoda, Canton], 1863 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/82
Scope and Contents

282 x 233 mm. View of the Nine-storied Pagoda at Canton, seen here in dilapidated condition

Dates: 1863 - 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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The Observatory, Peking, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/7
Scope and Contents View looking along rows of instruments in the Peking Observatory. Norman (1895, p. 203) provides this description: A walk of a mile along the top of the wall brings you to the famous Observatory, and the marvellous bronzes of the Jesuit Father Verbiest, who made and eerected them in 1668. Below the wall, in a shady garden, are the much older ones which Marco Polo saw, less accurate astronomically, but even more beautiful for their grace and delicacy, and linking ones imagination closely...
Dates: 1890
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 old cemetery at Stanley, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4443
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Graves of British soldiers (1840) and wives of some of them.

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).
 Management Group — NRI4
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[The Paton family at Chin Chew (Quanzhou ?) doctor's house], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/99
Scope and Contents

100 x 140 mm. Dr B.L. Paton is holding his youngest son, Henry Oldham Paton (born 20 August 1909); standing next to him is Mrs Janet Paton. In front are John McFie Paton (born 23 March 1907, died 1975) and Robert Lewis Paton, donor of this collection (born 25 September 1905).

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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The Peak from the harbour ; Hong Kong, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4516
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing sea and steamer with buildings along the seafront and the Peak in the mist behind].

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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The Peak, Hong Kong, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4421
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [With sailing boats in centre foreground].

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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The Peak Railway Hong Kong , 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/73
Scope and Contents

150 x 200 mm.

Dates: 1907 - 1908
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 Peak Tramway, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/175
Scope and Contents

A copy of a half-tone photograph showing a tramcar ascending Victoria Peak on the steep track which runs from near St John's Cathedral up to the Peak Hotel. The line was opened in 1888.

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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[The Peak Tramway], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/176
Scope and Contents

A view showing a lower section of the tramway with residential houses in the foreground.

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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The 'Pearl' River of Canton, 1870 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/80
Scope and Contents

286 x 212 mm. View looking along the Pearl River towards a gorge. With sampans moored to the bank in the foreground.

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).
 File

The practice of kissing, 1922 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/6
Scope and Contents This file contains notes for a projected magazine article on the comparative history of kissing from ancient to modern times. Bell sent out questionnaires soliciting information on the subject, and the file contains answers from the Gold Coast Acting Secretary of Native Affairs; the Japanese Counsellor of the British Embassy; the British Legation, Nepal; the British Consulate, Iceland; the British Consulate, Seoul; a missionary to China; the British Legation, Abyssinia; the Governor,...
Dates: 1922 - 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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The Race Course, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/7
Scope and Contents

264 x 105 mm. View looking north across the Happy Valley (or Wognei Chong Valley) which contains Hong Kong’s race course. Beyond the track on the left is Morrison Hill, with the Harbour beyond.

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 railway at Kung-how, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4526
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Tunnel 2200 yds long almost complete : view taken about 3 1/2 miles from Lok-lo-ha: railway will run from Kowloon to Canton.

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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The reservoir and dam in the New Territory, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4525
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). [Surrounded by rolling hills].

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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The Saddleback from Yan Chan Island, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4538
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). This island is united by a causeway with the mainland. [Saddleback in very misty background with boats on the water and on the foreground shore].

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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(the same) [Hong Kong street], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4424
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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