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Bombay (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Coal barges of Messrs Karaka ready to proceed to H.M.S. Terrible

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 23/1
Scope and Contents

Shows H.M.S. Terrible, Hermes and Renown.

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

Coaling of H.M.S. Terrible, Bombay 1912, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 23
Scope and Contents Contains hand-coloured prints, 196 x 140 mm., each set in a deep mount with title in gold lettering below and bound in a dark green padded untitled album. The printed title page of this album indicates its purpose. 'The Ships of the Royal Indian Tour coaled in Bombay in the fastest manner possible and Uniqe record for speed established on H.M.S. Terrible while equipping for the return voyage, by J.F. Karaka and Co., Bombay coaling contractors to His Majesty's Navy. The achievement was...
Dates: 1912
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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Parsee Tower of Silence, Bombay, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022GG/13
Scope and Contents 270 x 200 mm. View of one of the Towers of Silence, a low walled building with a ramp leading up to the square entrance. A number of vultures sit on top of the wall and several more have been inexpertly touched in to the print as if hovering above the burial place. The five towers, where the Parsee leave their dead to be eaten by vultures, are situated just beyond the Tulsi Reservoir on the Malabar Ridge. For a description of the interior of the towers, see James Mackenzie Maclean, ‘A guide...
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).
 Item

The labourers bustle eager for work

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 23/2
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains hand-coloured prints, 196 x 140 mm., each set in a deep mount with title in gold lettering below and bound in a dark green padded untitled album. The printed title page of this album indicates its purpose. 'The Ships of the Royal Indian Tour coaled in Bombay in the fastest manner possible and Uniqe record for speed established on H.M.S. Terrible while equipping for the return voyage, by J.F. Karaka and Co., Bombay coaling contractors to His Majesty's Navy. The achievement was...
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).