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Cyprus (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 540 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A Water-carrier, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/20
Scope and Contents

90 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a woman posed against a wall and holding a large earthenware jar.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
 Item

A woman of the labouring class, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/21
Scope and Contents 87 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A simply posed, but intense portrait of a poorly dressed Cypriot woman standing against a wall: 'This is a typical woman of the lower orders in Cyprus; one who to a powerful physique, well-formed features, and dark eyes, adds an expression of unflinching resolution. It was some little time before she could be persuaded that neither sorcery nor witchcraft were practised in the mysterious operations of photography; but, at least, the desire to see her likeness...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
 Item

Achelia Templon

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/20
Scope and Contents

152 x 211 mm. A view showing intricately carved stone decorations.

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

Album 6, 1948 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042J
Scope and Contents

An album of photographs, mostly stuck in but with 19 loose, many duplicating items already listed.

1-40 are photographs of Cyprus, 41-82, dated between 1948 and 1954, are probably all of Saudi Arabia.

Dates: 1948 - 1954
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

Ambon, Achelia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/21
Scope and Contents

159 x 205 mm. A view showing carved animals and vegetation on a stone (?) pulpit.

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

Amiandus, Karbonar Valley, near Troados, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/1218
Scope and Contents

350 x 250 mm.

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).
 Item

Amiandus, Karbonar Valley, near Troados. The figures are forest guards, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1218
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [No print]. Missing.

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).
 Item

Amianthus Bridge, Troodos, Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/85
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album containing postcard views of Cyprus. The postcards are by a variety of photographers and publishers.

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).
 Item

Amianthus River, Troodos, Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/86
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album containing postcard views of Cyprus. The postcards are by a variety of photographers and publishers.

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).
 Item

An aged Cypriote, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/19
Scope and Contents 84 x 114 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing an aged woman with her arm round a young girl. Thomson's comments give an instructive insight into the difficulties of photography with bulky equipment and long exposures: 'Any attempts to photograph the fleeting expression of sentiment in the human face is almost certain to fail; nevertheless, a chance shot with the camera secured for us the accompanying pleasing picture - one which conveys something of the feelings that crossed the mind of the...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
 Item

Ancient Abbey, Belle Paix, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/29
Scope and Contents

180 x 115 mm. Autotype. A view showing a central courtyard and cloisters in the ruined Abbey with a few Cypriots in the foreground and mountains in the distance.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
 Item

Ancient Abbey, Belle Paix [i.e. Bellapais]. (Distant view), 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/27
Scope and Contents 179 x 116 mm. Autotype. A view looking across rough scrubland towards the ruins of the Abbey of Bellapaix with the mountains beyond: '...the greatest care, aided by the monastic taste and experience, seems to have been exercised in selecting the site for the Abbey of Belle Paix. While the surrounding scenery embraces one of the finest panoramas on the shores of the Mediterranean, the crystalline purity of the mountain springs hard by could only have been rivalled by the excellence of the...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
 Item

Ancient phare, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1181
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. In the harbour, Kyrenia.

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).
 Item

Archaic Cypriot [sculptures], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/1
Scope and Contents

211 x 158 mm. A studio photograph of statues of four males, carved in the archaic 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).
 Item

Archbishop Kyprianos. Hanged at Nicosia June 1821., 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018I/5
Scope and Contents

163 x 218 mm. Captioned by Cobham. Photographic copy of a head and shoulder portrait of Kyprianos, Archbishop (1810-21) and historian of Cyprus. Born around 1756, Kyprianos was killed during the 1821 massacre at Nicosia.

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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Archbishop Makarios as a novice, 1957 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of loose prints. All are 250 x 200 mm unless otherwise stated. There are brief typed captions on the backs of the prints, some of which have been elaborated or amended for this catalogue. Some of the prints are organised by subject: 12 - 19 concern the Turkish invasion and its aftermath; 20-26 are images of people and places; 27-28 concern antiquities.

Dates: 1957 - 1974
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

Archbishop Makarios unveiling a bust of Mahatma Gandhi, 1957 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/8
Scope and Contents

In Nicosia in the presence of India's President Giri.

Dates: 1957 - 1974
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

Art work, 1925 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/14
Scope and Contents

A pencil sketch of Bella Pais, Cyprus, and four offprints of Bell's sketch of Scala Della Ragione, Verona, which appeared in 'The Architectural Review', Dec. 1933.

Dates: 1925 - 1933
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

[Artefacts], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/5
Scope and Contents

314 x 140 mm. A display case containing various artefacts including spoons, necklaces and statuettes.

Dates: 1881
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

[Artefacts], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/6
Scope and Contents

316 x 144 mm. A display case containing various decorated artefacts and cylindrical seals.

Dates: 1881
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).
 Fonds

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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).
 Item

Asbestos mines, Troodos, Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/110
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album containing postcard views of Cyprus. The postcards are by a variety of photographers and publishers.

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).
 Item

Bairaktar Mosque, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/108
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album containing postcard views of Cyprus. The postcards are by a variety of photographers and publishers.

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).
 Item

[Beach on the Limassol - Paphos road], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/6
Scope and Contents

228 x 172 mm. A view looking along a sandy beach towards outcrops of rock. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'Legendary Birthplace of Aphrodite the Goddess of Love and Beauty, a sandy beach half way on the Limassol-Paphos road'.

Dates: 1965
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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Beating Retreat on the Queen's Birthday, 1957 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/1
Scope and Contents

The Governor (probably Sir Hugh Foot, 1957-1960) is shown inspecting troops of the Parachute Regiment.

Dates: 1957 - 1960
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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