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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 777 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Views in Australia, Egypt, Aden, Asia and other places chiefly circa 1908-1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)
Scope and Contents The collection was originally housed in seven boxes, four of which were specially made with individual slots for slides. These were numbered 3, 6, 10 and 11 and the remaining boxes were unnumbered. Presumably these formed part of a larger collection, but nothing is known of the original owner or the fate of any other boxes. For conservation reasons, the collection has since been re-boxed. The captions given are normally those which appear on the slides themselves. They have been used as...
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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

Views of Hong Kong, China and Japan

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

A collection of loose albumen prints. These topographical views cover Hong Kong, the Chinese Treaty ports (a good selection of material from Shanghai) and Japan. Many of the Japanese prints are hand-coloured. It appears in the Supplement to the Library Catalogue published in 1901.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
 Item

Village band, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/29
Scope and Contents

50 x 53 mm.

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).
 Item

Village band, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/31
Scope and Contents

50 x 50 mm.

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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Village of Yung Li Kuang, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4057
Scope and Contents

Near Port Edward, Wei hai wei. [Houses on terraces built of stones above stream].

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).
 Item

Village scene : Wun Yin, New Territory, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4537
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Adults and children standing around on paved area near wall with bungalow in background and hills 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).
 Item

Visit of Chinese Governor. In the street on the way to quarters specially prepared for his reception, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4138
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [No print]. Missing.

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).
 Fonds

Visit of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh to Hongkong [i.e. Hong Kong] in 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038B
Scope and Contents A printed book compiled from local journals and other sources, with prints of photographs by John Thomson inserted.Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (1834-1900), second son of Queen Victoria, served in the Royal Navy, and in 1866 was promoted Captain. From 1867-68 he commanded HMS 'Galatea' on an extensive cruise which was cut short when he was wounded in Sydney. After returning to the U.K., 'Galatea' sailed for the Far East, and in the course of this cruise visited Hong Kong from...
Dates: 1869
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).
 File

Volume XIX : Borneo and Hong Kong, January 1909, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4312-4476 (originally there were 155). Added numbers are: 4340A, 4353A and 4462A; not used: 4322, 4381, 4394, 4396, 4401, 4415, 4418, 4425-4427, 4450, 4466 and 4467; missing: 4320, 4358, 4455 and 4456. Subjects covered in the album are: North Borneo: Kampong Binai and Tenon: sports; road making; tobacco growing; Dyaks; Penotal Gorge; Orang Outang; rubber planting: sago factory, Membakut; pitcher plant; Jesselton; Imanan...
Dates: 1909-01
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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Volume XVII : Wei Hai Wei, November 1908, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4000-4145 (originally there were 142). Added numbers are: 4129A-D; not used: 4067-4069, 4072, 4078, 4084, 4110 and 4129; missing: 4090, 4096 and 4138. Subjects covered in the album are: 'Empress of China' at Woosung; Shanghai. Wei Hai Wei [now known as Weihai]: approach from the sea, view from Government House: Chinese guard; market and street scenes; Nan-Chu-Tao; Chang Fang; Fenglin; Linkungtau Island: distillery and...
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).
 File

Volume XX : China and Hong Kong, January-February 1909, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20
Scope and Contents 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).
 Item

Wardley Street, Hong Kong, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4457
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. The building on the left is the H.K. and S Bank: shows also Queens Statue from the back. [Showing man pulling a rickshaw on right of street and man (blurred) standing at left].

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).
 Item

Washing clothes in a stream, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4135
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Outside south gate of Wei hai wei city. [Showing groups washing in the stream beside road under the city walls].

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).
 Item

Washing clothes in stream outside south gate of Weihaiwei City, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4143
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). [Group sitting under tree with a road and city wall behind them. Man standing watching photographer by anther tree. Reeds and the stream in the foreground].

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).
 Item

Washing Day; also it appears to be Bathing Day, Hong Kong Island, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/9
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).
 Item

Waterwheel used for pounding with wooden hammers the wood for Joss-sticks, near Tai-wo-shi, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4531
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing waterwheel with hut and tree beyond and vegetated valley below].

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).
 Item

Wei hai wei, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4129C
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Digging ice in winter for storing against summer needs.

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).
 Item

Wei hai wei, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4129D
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Digging ice in winter for storing against summer needs.

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).
 Item

Wei Hai Wei, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4016
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. The Island from the sea.

Dates: 1908-11 - 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).
 Item

Wei Hai Wei, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4017
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. From the sea.

Dates: 1908-11 - 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).
 Item

Wei Hai Wei, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4018
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. From the sea. [Distant view].

Dates: 1908-11 - 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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Wei Hai Wei, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4019
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. The Island from the sea. [Ship in left foreground].

Dates: 1908-11 - 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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Wei Hai Wei, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4020
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. The Island from the sea.

Dates: 1908-11 - 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).
 Item

Wei Hai Wei, approaching the mainland, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4024
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Views from the sea. [Showing views with boats in foreground].

Dates: 1908-11 - 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).
 Item

Wei Hai Wei, approaching the mainland, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4025
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Views from the sea. [Showing views with boats in foreground].

Dates: 1908-11 - 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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