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Victoria, Lake (lake)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

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4. Jinja ferry, Victoria Nyanza [i.e. Lake Victoria]. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/4
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '4. This ferry crosses a corner of Lake Victoria, just above the source of the Nile at the Ripon Falls'.

Dates: 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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4. Jinja ferry, Victoria Nyanza [i.e. Lake Victoria]. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/14
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '4. This ferry crosses a corner of Lake Victoria, just above the source of the Nile at the Ripon Falls'. The copyright statement reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series I. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd. London'.

Dates: 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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Advanced case, Buvuma Island, Victoria Nyanza 1902, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/40
Scope and Contents

156 x 111 mm (mounted on card). A view showing a sleeping sickness sufferer.

Dates: 1902
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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[African hut, ? Buvuma Island], 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/61
Scope and Contents

152 x 110 mm. A view showing a large grass hut set among banana plants, probably on Buvuma Island. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1902
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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[African youth, Buvuma 1902], 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/46
Scope and Contents

107 x 153 mm. A view showing a seated African boy, his stomach distended from lack of food.

Dates: 1902
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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Ambatch trees in Lake Victoria, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/154
Scope and Contents

139 x 82 mm. Showing ambatch trees growing in the water near the shores of the lake.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Ambatch trees in Lake Victoria near Tero Forest, Sango Bay, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/111
Scope and Contents

A similar view to the preceding plate.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Canal leading to Tero Forest from Lake Victoria. Two miles through papyrus, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/151
Scope and Contents

139 x 81 mm. Showing porters manhandling a steam launch out of the canal and into the thick papyrus groves.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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[Canoe on (?) Lake Victoria]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/277
Scope and Contents

84 x 60 mm. A view looking along the length of a long canoe paddled by young Africans and with Askaris as passengers.

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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[Canoe on (?) Lake Victoria]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/278
Scope and Contents

84 x 60 mm. A view looking along the length of a long canoe paddled by young Africans and with Askaris as passengers.

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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Canoe, Sese Island, Victoria Nyanza, 1894 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/38/3/5
Scope and Contents

105 x 74 mm. A long Ugandan canoe crowded with Africans and beached on Sese Island. The boat has a Uganda prow surmounted by a pair of antelope horns.

Dates: 1894 - 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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Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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).
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Crossing Victoria Nyanza in a Canoe 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 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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Devil hut on Karabwa Island, 1900-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/65
Scope and Contents

'Place where the Wasoga islanders have their devil and witch dances. The seats outside are made of two stones, one high one for the back. About 80 to 100 miles from Mengo. On island where Rwenzori wrecked.'

Dates: 1900-03-29
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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E.G’s camp at Muanza, Victoria Nyanza, 1890-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/79
Scope and Contents

155 x 112 mm. Showing Gedge’s tent pitched in a clearing beneath tall euphorbias, with an African servant standing at the entrance. Gedge does not specifically mention the taking of this photograph, but in his diary for the 24th records ‘went up a hill here and took a couple of photos’.

Dates: 1890-10
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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Entebbe, general view of, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/1
Scope and Contents

204 x 142 mm. A view from Nasamuze Hill looking over the township of Entebbe, with Lake Victoria, Bendigere and Tende Bay in the background. The town, laid out by Sir Harry Johnson, fits Sir Henry Hesketh Bell's description (Bell 1946 pp. 110-111) of the spot on his arrival as Commissioner in 1906.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Ernest Gedge Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs by Ernest Gedge comprising:(1) 81 prints, probably made in the 1920s. All these prints relate to the Jackson/Gedge Expedition of 1888-91 (see below). 80 are from negatives in the Royal Geographical Society and one from the negatives now in RCS (iii). Some new prints were obtained from the Royal Geographical Society in place of originals which had been stolen.(2) 1 print not in the above collection and taken from the RGS negative.(3) 11 glass...
Dates: 1880 - 1902
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).
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Field of Flowers,Port Victoria 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 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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Field of Wild Flowers near Port Victoria 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 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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Fishing baskets, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/86
Scope and Contents

75 x 92 mm. Showing wicker work fish baskets in place near the shore of Lake Victoria

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Galt's House at Port Victoria 1899, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 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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Glimpse of Lake Victoria Nyanza, near Port Victoria, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 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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Kenya and Uganda: gazelle, ostrich, crocodile, okapi, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/213-17
Scope and Contents From the File:

Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.

Dates: 1943
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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Lake end of same canal, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/114
Scope and Contents

102 x 77 mm. Showing the debouchment of the canal into Lake Victoria.

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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Lake Steamer. Mwanza. L. Victoria Nyanza, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/24/30
Scope and Contents

139 x 84 mm.

Dates: 1930
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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