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Nassau (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

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Public Buildings, Nassau, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/18
Scope and Contents

227 x 177 mm. A view from Rawson Square looking towards the Government buildings. The central building houses the Legislative Council Chamber and the Post Office, the right hand the House of Assembly and the left hand the Treasury Office.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Queen Street, from hill, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/9
Scope and Contents

225 x 176 mm. A view from the hill overlooking Queen Street showing residential houses and the harbour in the distance.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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[Red Cross Bazaar in the grounds of Government House, Nassau], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/177-178
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A series of photographs showing Raynor Arthur's official duties (including several images of Government house) and his leisure time, taken during his office as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bahamas. Sir Raynor Arthur arrived on 1 April 1956 and left on retirement on 14 June 1960. Most of these photographs are by the Bahamas News Bureau and are approximately 255 x 200 mm, unless otherwise stated.

Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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[Red Cross Bazaar in the grounds of Government House, Nassau], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/177
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of a row of stalls at the Bazaar. The reverse of the print is stamped with 'Bahamas News Bureau Photo' and the photographers name.

Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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[Red Cross Bazaar in the grounds of Government House, Nassau], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/178
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of a row of stalls at the Bazaar. The reverse of the print is stamped with 'Bahamas News Bureau Photo' and the photographers name.

Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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Residence of American Consul, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/21
Scope and Contents

226 x 176 mm A view showing the two-storied verandahed house, with a European woman standing on the balcony and two maids on the ground floor verandah. The house is situated on the south side of Bay Street near its junction with East Street.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Royal Address, 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/185
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A close view of Prince Philip during his speech. The typescript caption continues: 'Prince Philip speaks to crowd that thronged the public square in Nassau upon his arrival for a four-day visit to the British Bahamas. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward,' and 'Direction of (to): Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both.

Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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Royal African Palm, 1879 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/10
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Royal Palms, Cumberland Street, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/7
Scope and Contents

228 x 176 mm. A view looking from Cumberland Street towards the sea, with houses and palms in the foreground and the harbour lighthouse visible in the distance.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Royal review in Nassau, 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/180
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. The typescript caption continues: 'Prince Philip inspects Guard of Honor from the Worcestershire Regiment in Nassau on occasion of his four-day visit to the Bahama Islands. A Nassau constable stands in the background. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward', and 'Direction of: Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both.

Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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[Royal review in Nassau], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/181
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip inspecting the Guard of Honor.

Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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[Royal review in Nassau], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/182
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip inspecting the Guard of Honor. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Bahamas News Bureau Photo.'

Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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Royal Victoria Hotel, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/22
Scope and Contents

221 x 169 mm. A view looking up towards the front façade of this impressive hotel which was built by the Bahamas Government and opened in 1861. The hotel stands on a small hill between Parliament Street and East Street.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Royal Victoria Hotel from the West, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/23
Scope and Contents

228 x 177 mm. A similar view to the preceding print. The hotel was built during the period of prosperity enjoyed by the Bahamas in the American Civil War when Nassau became the major supply base for the Confederate blockade runners.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Royal Words for Bahamians, 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/183
Scope and Contents 255 x 200 mm. The typescript caption continues: 'Dignitaries of the British colony of the Bahamas hear Prince Philip reply to official welcome in Nassau. On the Prince's right is Sir Raynor Arthur, the Governor, and to his left in the foreground is Stafford Sands, Chairman of the Development Board.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward', and 'Direction of (to): Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both. The print itself is stamped...
Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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Shirley Street, looking West, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/8
Scope and Contents

229 x 174 mm. A view looking along Shirley Street with a West Indian horse and cart approaching the camera. The office of the ‘Nassau Times’ can be seen at the right of the picture and the dome of the library beyond that. Shirley Street runs parallel to Bay Street.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Silk Cotton Tree, 1879 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/5
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Silk Cotton Tree, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/39
Scope and Contents

228 x 175 mm. Showing a Bahamian standing among the enormous curling roots of the old silk cotton tree which stands behind the Post Office in Nassau.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Silk Cotton Tree, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/40
Scope and Contents

228 x 176 mm. Duplicate of Y3071A/39.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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Sponge Yard, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/26
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228 x 175 mm. Showing workers standing beside a pile of sponges. Before being packed for shipment the sponges are washed, clipped and compressed into bales by the island workforce.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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[Straw Market], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/224
Scope and Contents Showing a couple watching a straw hat maker at work. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print reads: 'Products sold from the stalls of Nassau's straw market have become the most popular souvenir of a visit to the Bahama Islands. Frivolous or utilitarian they have a tremendous appeal to vacationers, and those who have predetermined ideas as to style and decoration may even have special designs completed in time to carry the prize home with them. -30-.' The caption also...
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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The Arch, Market Street, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/12
Scope and Contents

228 x 176 mm. A duplicate of Y3071A/11.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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The Arch, Market Street, Nassau, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/11
Scope and Contents

216 x 177 mm. Showing the archway in Market Street with a horse and cart and various figures on the road. The road over the archway leads to Government House.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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The Banyan Tree, 1879 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/6
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The Caves, West of Nassau, 1890 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/36
Scope and Contents

231 x 179 mm. Showing two Europeans and a Bahamian sitting in a large limestone cave.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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