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Cyprus (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 540 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Entrance to the Cathedral, Famagosta [i.e. Famagusta], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/23
Scope and Contents

180 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing the richly sculptured arches at the entrance to the Cathedral.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Entrance to the Great Hall, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/30
Scope and Contents

181 x 115 mm. Autotype. A view showing the superb stonework and fan-vaulting in the Abbey.

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

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/24
Scope and Contents

210 x 157 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the village of Episkopi in south-west Cyprus.

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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Excavations in the Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1146
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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Excavations in the Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1145
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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Excavators, Kouklia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/32
Scope and Contents

205 x 149 mm. A posed group of mainly women and children paid to dig in the archaeological sites in the area.

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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Exometochi, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1157
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note style of new church. Picture taken from moving train.

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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Exterior of Famagusta Gate, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1165
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Blind Bartomaeus and two other beggars.

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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Famagosta [i.e. Famagusta], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/19
Scope and Contents

168 x 102 mm. Autotype. A view looking across small walled fields towards the ruins of St Nicholas' Cathedral, converted to a mosque by the Turks and known today as Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Famagosta [i.e. Famagusta] Harbour, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/20
Scope and Contents 156 x 100 mm. Autotype. A view looking along the ramparts of the medieval fortress which overlooks the harbour, with fishing boats at anchor in the bay: 'The work of fortifying this stronghold has been carried out with a thoroughness which has defied the inroads of time, so that while the whole town has been laid waste, its outer wall still remains intact. Here and there a thistle or clump of grass has found foothold in some fissure in the massive battlements, but the finely-finished...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Famagusta Beach, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/4
Scope and Contents

226 x 168 mm. Showing the sandy beach with sunbathers and swimmers. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'One of the most popular swimming places on the island and perhaps the most charming in the whole Eastern Mediterranean. Here, as elsewhere, one can take a swim almost all the year round'.

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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Famagusta Chantry Door

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/15
Scope and Contents

204 x 155 mm. A view showing a decorated stone archway. Exact location unidentified.

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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Famagusta, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/1139
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).
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Famagusta, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1128
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note Cathedral and Othellos Tower.

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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Famagusta, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1129
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note Cathedral and Othello's Tower.

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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Famagusta, Cyprus, in 1907, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/99
Scope and Contents From the File:

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

Dates: 1907
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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Famagusta from the west

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/11
Scope and Contents

210 x 157 mm. A view looking across rooftops towards the sea, with the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas at the right of the print.

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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Famagusta Harbour (Cyprus), 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/45
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).
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Famagusta : the landing stage in the harbour, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1130
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note the old watergate tower with wreath and lion of Venice over it.

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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Famagusta : the Moslem boys school, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1137
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Noon : 84 boys , four and a half up to 15. The secular master Ahmet Ayabin fez. The Hogga Mustapha Nouri in turban.

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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[Female statuette], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018F/26
Scope and Contents

211 x 140 mm. A studio photograph of a female figure seen from two angles, carved in mixed Oriental-Assyrian 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).
 Fonds

Fisher photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher
Scope and Contents Collection of 29 albums consisting of approximately 3864 photographs taken or collected by A.H. Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee 1907-1910. The numbering of the collection is problematic and details are provided for each separate album.Photographers: Some of the names which appear are:Hutchins: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedFirebrace: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedRighi: ...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Fishing trawlers at Larnaca [i.e. Lárnax], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/2
Scope and Contents 216 x 172 mm. Showing fishermen at work aboard their boat with the Larnaca waterfront in the background. The caption on the reverse of the photograph continues: '... on the southern shores of Cyprus. The site of Larnaca dates back to several hundred years B.C. when the Greeks established Kition which later (12th century) became one of the city kingdoms of the island. The most famous son of Kitium is the founder of the Stoic School of philosophy in Athens Zeno of Kitium. Here also...
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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Fort, Kerynia [i.e. Kirínia]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/8
Scope and Contents

205 x 151 mm. A view showing the remains of a round tower with evidence of excavations in the foreground. Possibly part of the medieval castle of Kerynia.

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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Friday bazaar, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/1
Scope and Contents

216 x 172 mm. Showing two women in the Friday lace market in Nicosia. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'At a special market in the heart of Nicosia women of both communities (Greeks and Turks) use to sell and buy every Friday. They deal mostly in clothing, laces, etc.'.

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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