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Cyprus (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 540 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Miscellaneous statuettes], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/30
Scope and Contents

191 x 151 mm. A studio photograph of 17 miscellaneous small figures, carved in Egyptian style.

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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Miss Young's visitors camp, Troodos Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/60
Scope and Contents

'No. 245' written below title.

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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[Mixed Oriental-Cypriot. Three heads], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/6
Scope and Contents

213 x 160 mm. A studio photograph of three stone heads carved in mixed Oriental-Cypriot style.

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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[Mixed Oriental-Cypriot. Three heads], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/8
Scope and Contents

209 x 156 mm. A studio photograph of three stone heads carved in mixed Oriental-Cypriot style.

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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[Mixed Oriental-Cypriot. Two heads], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/5
Scope and Contents

213 x 160 mm. A studio photograph of two stone heads carved in mixed Oriental-Cypriot style.

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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[Mixed Oriental-Cypriot. Two heads], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/7
Scope and Contents

213 x 161 mm. A studio photograph of two stone heads carved in mixed Oriental-Cypriot style.

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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[Mixed Oriental. Statue of a woman], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/15
Scope and Contents

163 x 212 mm. A studio photograph of a woman holding a sprig of leaves, broken at the waist, and carved in a mixed Oriental style.

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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[Mixed Oriental. Three statues], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/14
Scope and Contents

159 x 204 mm. A studio photograph of three statues carved in a mixed Oriental style.

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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[Mixed Oriental. Two statues], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/13
Scope and Contents

164 x 214 mm. A studio photograph of two figures, carved in a mixed Oriental style.

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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Modern female attire in Cyprus, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/29
Scope and Contents 84 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing two Cypriot women in skirts in the European style: 'Nowadays, the attire of Cypriote women is frequently so simple as to suggest its being designed for comfort and convenience rather than for aesthetic display. There could, for instance, be nothing more simple or modest than the costumes shown in the accompanying plate. The one worn by the figure in the background is probably a relic of some severe pre-Turkish period, while the other is purely...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Modern Greek Church of Upper Varosha, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1140
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
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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Monastery of St Nicolas C. Gata [Cape Gata, i.e. Akrotírion Gátas]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/27
Scope and Contents

206 x 149 mm. A view showing the ruins of the monastery at Cape Gata, situated on the promontory south of Limassol. The peninsula gains its name from the monastery of St Nicholas of the Cats, the cloisters being a refuge for strays.

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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Monumento a Ecuba Lusignana Regina di Cipro e Gerusalemme [Memorial to Hecuba Lusignan, Queen of Cyprus and Jerusalem], 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018I/4
Scope and Contents

186 x 239 mm. View showing memorial statuary of a reclining figure surrounded by angels, a lion and a figure of the Virgin Mary in the Church of St Francis at Assisi. It has not been possible to trace Hecuba Lusignan in geneological tables of the Lusignan line (Hill 1948, pp. 1156-1158).

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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Morphon Bay, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1205
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). About five miles from Morphon. The port of Karavastasi and Pomos point in the distance. Turkish hawkers in the foreground.

Dates: 1908
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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Moslem Cemetry at Geunyelli Village, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1172
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Threshing floors behind. Geunyelli was noted formerly as a village of robbers. Stones without any inscriptions whatever.

Dates: 1908
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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Moslem women cutting bearded wheat, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1173
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Practically all wheat grown in Cyprus is bearded. [Children with the women].

Dates: 1908
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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Moslem women cutting bearded wheat., 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1174
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Practically all wheat grown in Cyprus is bearded. [Children with the women].

Dates: 1908
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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Mountaineers, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/9
Scope and Contents

89 x 110 mm. Woodburytype. A half-length portrait of a seated man from the village of Prodromos: 'The villagers are a robust race, as may be gathered from the two following photographs, the first of which represents one of the chief people of the place, a man who deserves to be rendered famous for the kind manner in which he welcomes the stranger that may enter within his gates' (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.36). This man acted as Thomson's guide to the summit of Mount Troodos.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Mountaineers, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/10
Scope and Contents

84 x 107 mm. Woodburytype. A posed portrait of a man from Prodromos: 'Another Highlander figures in the second plate - a tall, bony man of a most obligingly good-natured disposition. He, however, looked a bold, determined character, whose massive hands and muscular frame would stand him in good stead in carrying out any resolve for good or evil' (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.36).

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Mules and donkeys, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/28
Scope and Contents 90 x 110 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a Cypriot sitting on a mule: 'Mules for the photographer possess a most peculiar charm, arising from the perfect immobility of their repose when once they have come to a halting-place ... The owner of the donkeys here represented had brought a load of brushwood to town one evening, and, after disposing of it for fuel, was making his way homeward when the camera was brought to bear upon him. Just at the moment when the picture was being taken,...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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My camp at Kakopetria, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1213
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Under an old olive tree.

Dates: 1908
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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Native Group, Nicosia, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/17
Scope and Contents 171 x 113 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a group of Cypriot men in various attitudes. A carefully composed group which illustrates Thomson's perfectionist approach to his craft: 'The accompanying group was taken in front of the ancient Cathedral (now a mosque) of St Sophia. A friendly-disposed crowd of spectators had gathered round the mosque to witness the process of photographing the exterior of the building, and while the pious moslems held themselves aloof, a large number of...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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Nicosia, from the City Wall, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/13
Scope and Contents 182 x 119 mm. Autotype. A view looking over the town from the outer ramparts, with palms and small houses in the foreground and minarets on the horizon: 'Nicosia may be seen to greatest advantage from the summit of its wall. In the distance rises a forest of tapering minarets, that contrast well with graceful palms, and with the undulating lines of foliage that mark the sites of the gardens of the metropolis. The atmosphere, obscured by a heat-haze, imparts a soft, but indescribable,...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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Nicosia, from the City Wall, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/14
Scope and Contents 180 x 117 mm. Autotype. A view looking between clumps of palm trees towards minarets in the distance: 'These heavenward-pointing spires of a crushed and heavy laden race vie with Nature in adorning the scene ... The photograph affords a most attractive glimpse of the capital, which here appears to be a perfect garden of cultivation. The picture faithfully represents a portion of the outskirts of the town, but many quarters are to be found in which desolation reigns supreme' (Thomson...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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Nicosia Museum, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1204
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Part of stele of a dead lady: cypriot stone: traces of red colouring : lips : griffon spotted with red : perhaps 3rd Century B.C. Below this I have placed a marble winged cupid sleeping upon a goat wine-skin - holds in right hand a cup. Found in ploughed field near Paphos.

Dates: 1908
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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