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Binjai (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Controllers house, Bindjey [sic], Lankat, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/12
Scope and Contents

358 x 268 mm. A view looking along the driveway towards the large thatched bungalow, with servants quarters behind. The Dutch Controller of the district (C.A. Kroesen in 1887) is presumably one of the two figures standing in front of the house. Binjai is situated 12 miles east of Medan.

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).
 Item

Ferry on the Bindjey River [i.e. Binjai], Lankat, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/19
Scope and Contents

354 x 267 mm. A view looking across the Binjai River (the town of Binjai is situated 12 miles west of Medan) with the ferry moored at the bank in the foreground. A small pony trap stands on the ferry which is constructed from two canoes covered by a wooden platform. The vessel which crosses by means of the line running from bank to bank.

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).
 Item

Group of Klings, Bindjey Estate, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/25
Scope and Contents

287 x 231 mm. Showing a group of Kling (Tamil) men, women and children posed against a background of forest vegetation. Wright (1910) records a Bindjey Estate under the ownership of the Bindjey [i.e. Binjai] Tobacco Company. This company was not established until 1907 however, so this photograph would have been taken when the plantation was under an earlier owner.

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).