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Cyprus (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 540 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

View of Troados [i.e. Troödos] from Vlaso near Evzychou, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1211
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Evening.

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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View of Troados [ie. Troödos] looking up the Evzychou Valley from near Ay, Gorgi, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1209
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). By the carriage is seen the beginning of a vast series of slag heaps left from ancient copper smelting. Middle distance, the monastery of Scoriotissa and beyond that on the left, the church of the village of Katydata: olive trees and caroabs: one of the richest valleys in Cyprus: splendid water supply coming straight down from the mountains.

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).
 File

Volume VIII : Somaliland, Aden, Cyprus, 1908, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8
Scope and Contents This album now contains photographs numbered in the range 1074-1224 (originally there were 153). Added numbers: 1250-1255; unnumbered 1 following 1224 (now numbered 1224A); spoiled: 1091 and 1198; not used 1076, 1077 and 1187; missing: 1074, 1075, 1097, 1101, 1110, 1126, 1131, 1134, 1136, 1138, 1139, 1149, 1161, 1206, 1207 and 1218. Subjects covered in this album are:Somaliland: tribesmen and hot springs; Aden: coast police and Camel Corps, shipping; Perim; Cyprus:...
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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Ward in the Nicosia Psychiatric Asylum severely damaged by Turkish Air Raid, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/13
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: 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).
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[Weapons], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/31
Scope and Contents

285 x 208 mm. A display of weapons including spearheads, arrow tips and round, flat metal (?) clubs.

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).
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[Weapons], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/32
Scope and Contents

291 x 110 mm. A display case containing knives, (?) chariot blades and clubs.

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).
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[Weapons], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/40
Scope and Contents

319 x 143 mm. A view showing various rust encrusted weapons including a sword and a chariot blade.

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).
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West Front, Saint Sophia, Nicosia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/2
Scope and Contents

150 x 205 mm. A view showing the decorated windows of the west front of the mosque of Saint Sophia, originally a cathedral, but adapted by the Turks as a mosque after the Turkish Conquest of 1570.

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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West Front, St Nicholas, Famagusta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/17
Scope and Contents

152 x 205 mm. A view looking towards the west face of the Cathedral, 'a model of practical, solid, and at the same time elegant architecture' (Jeffery 1918, p.117) built in the 14th century and converted for use as a mosque after the Turkish Conquest of the island in 1570.

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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[Wine bottles], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/7
Scope and Contents

284 x 126 mm. A view showing rows of narrow bottles and vases, some with painted decorations.

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).
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Wine festival, 1957 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/22
Scope and Contents

'An annual event taking place in Limassol, where wine flows freely'. A daytime view of a giant figure flourishing grapes and a bottle, with 'Drink wine for an easy life' in English on the base of the stand.

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).
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Wine festival, 1957 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/23
Scope and Contents

'An annual event taking place in Limassol, where wine flows freely'. A nighttime view of a giant figure flourishing grapes and a bottle, with 'Drink wine for an easy life' in Greek on the base of the stand.

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).
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Women at a well, Levka [i.e. Lefka], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/6
Scope and Contents

177 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing men and women posed in the act of drawing water from a well.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Young Cypriot woman carrying wheat, 1957 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/21
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).
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Youth and old age, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/10
Scope and Contents 85 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing a young Cypriot girl seated beside an aged relative in the open air: 'Although it has been stated on high authority that in Cyprus aged parents are often treated harshly by their children, yet, in travelling through the island, one happily meets with examples of the tenderest filial affection ... There are daughters in Cyprus, unblessed by parental endowments, who spend their days in sedentary toil in order to make life pleasant for their aged...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.

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