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Calcutta (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Palki - Calcutta, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/8
Scope and Contents

Numbered '42' on the bottom left-hand corner.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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A temple, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/170
Scope and Contents

78 x 53 mm.

Dates: 1931
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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A unique specimen - Anthrocephalus macrophyllus, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/513
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. (From Amboina, a small island in Malay Pen, whence this one and only specimen was brought.).

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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).
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After dinner, 1 Jan. 1906, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/12
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1905
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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Albizzia Richardiana (Madagascar), 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/512
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Bot. Gardens, Calcutta.

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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).
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[Alliance Bank of Simla, Fancy Lane, Council House Street], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/22
Scope and Contents

170x247mm. View of the four storey brick building of the Alliance Bank of Simla, situated in Fancy Lane at the N. end of Council House Street. Date of construction unknown, (Massey p.89). Photographer unknown, probably Johnston &Hoffmann.

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).
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Altar near Bathing Place by Howrah Bridge, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/460
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. On the Calcutta side. Men returning from bathing offering pice at this altar. (Fisher).

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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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An Indian farm, Calcutta, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Monochrome postcards. The geographical locations of the cards, together with their publishers, breakdown thus:1-9 Calcutta (various anonymous publishers)10-57 Agra (K. Lall and Co.)58-59 Benares (also known as Varanasi - Saeed Bros.)60-75 Lucknow (Omaid Singh and Sons)76-91 Delhi (Lal Chand and Sons, Dariba, Delhi)92-123 Lahore and Amritsar (Punjab Religious Book Society, Lahore)124-129 Burma130-135 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) coloured (Plate and...
Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Another view of Esplanade E. and Tank, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/8
Scope and Contents

287x174mm. View from Chowringhee Road looking N.W. across the Dhurrumtollah Tank towards Government House and Scott Thomson's Corner (see Y3022AA/59-61). The commercial premises seen in the preceding print can also be seen here, with the addition of Madeley & Co. and Mountain's Family Hotel, on the site later to be occupied by Thacker, Spink & Co., (Massey p.95).

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).
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Army and Navy Stores, Calcutta, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/32
Scope and Contents

199x140mm. View from the Maidan looking across Chowringhee Road towards the W. facade of the Army and Navy Stores at the junction with Middleton Street, a classical building with a central hexastyle composite portico with irregular intercolumniation, flanked by smaller pavilions with pediments. Date of construction was about 1911, (Massey p. 107).

Dates: 1918
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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Back street in Calcutta, off Lower Cheepoot Road, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/476
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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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Banian tree at the Botanical Gardens, Calcutta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/5
Scope and Contents

312 x 188 mm. General view of the famous banyan tree in the gardens. No. 2579B.

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).
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Banyan tree, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/510A
Scope and Contents

Copy. Botanical Gardens, Calcutta. Front view.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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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Banyan tree, Botanical Gardens, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/39
Scope and Contents

293x206mm. View of the famous banyan tree in the Calcutta Botanical Gardens. The gardens are situated in Howrah on the W. bank of the Hooghly and were founded by the East India Company in 1786 on the advice of Colonel Robert Kyd of the Bengal Engineers. Kyd himself held the post of Superintendent from the establishment of the gardens until his death in 1793. (Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffmann).

Dates: 1918
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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Banyan tree, Calcutta, 1905-12-29 - 1906-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/146
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1905-12-29 - 1906-01-06
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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Banyan tree in Calcutta Botanical Gardens, c. 1910, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022SS
Scope and Contents

285 x 103 mm. The photograph, taken in a panoramic camera, shows a general view of the famous banyan tree in the Botanical Gardens in Calcutta. It is accompanied by a sheet of notepaper on which is written 'from Sir Everard im Thurn 28/XI/12', but as the photograph was copied as print 510A in Album III of the Fisher Collection, dating from 1907-1908, and Sir Everard did not serve in India, the two items probabaly do not belong together.

Dates: 1910
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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Barrackpur, 1906-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/163
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1906-01-06
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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Bathing on the Hooghly, Calcutta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/46
Scope and Contents

280x217mm. View looking N. along the river bank from Mullick's Bathing Ghat on Strand Road just N. of the Howarh Bridge, with Indians bathing and drawing water in the foreground. For another view of this ghat, see Y3022U/13, (Massey p.83).

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).
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Bathing on the Hoogly, Calcutta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/3
Scope and Contents

291 x 237 mm. View at Mullick's Bathing Ghat on the Strand Road looking north along the east bank of the Hooghly towards moored vessels. In the foreground the scene is crowded with Indians bathing, drawing water and washing clothes. For another view of the ghat see Y3022BB/46. No. 2499F

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).
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Bathing Scenes at Kalaghat, Calcutta, 1874 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022J/9
Scope and Contents

205 x 135 mm. No. 3128.

Dates: 1874 - 1910
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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Bathing scenes near Eden Garden, Calcutta, 1874 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022J/12
Scope and Contents

265 x 200 mm. No. 3164.

Dates: 1874 - 1910
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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Belvedere, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/50
Scope and Contents 240x158mm. View from the lawn looking towards the old residence of the Lieutenant-Governors of Bengal. A wide flight of steps leads up the N. entrance in the main block, a two storey affair decorated with Ionic columns on the ground floor and Corinthian on the first. The building is lavishly decorated in its details, with statues and coats of arms along the roofline, and pediments and scrolls above the windows picked out in different colours from the main body. The disorganised cluster of...
Dates: 1918
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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Belvedere, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/51
Scope and Contents

287x173mm. Similar view to Y3022BB/50, but, judging from the vegetation, probably taken some years earlier, (Massey p.5). Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffmann.

Dates: 1900
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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Belvedere, Calcutta, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/82
Scope and Contents

307 x 187 mm. View of the former residence of the Lieutenant Governors of Bengal. For a note on the building’s history see Y3022BB/50.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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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Belvedere dinner seating plan, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/9
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1905
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).