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Nicosia (district (national))

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

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Quartier Mavrocordato, Nicosie - Chypre, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/38
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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Soli Theatre (rebuilt), 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/12
Scope and Contents

226 x 170 mm. A view looking down on the renovated amphitheatre. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'Soli Theatre (rebuilt), overlooking the Morphou bay, where the jetty for the export of ores of the Cyprus Mines Corporation. The foundation of this city is attributed to the famous Athenian statesman Solon'.

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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St Nicholas, Nicosia, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/16
Scope and Contents

175 x 114 mm. Autotype. A view showing the elaborate entrance to the church with a few Cypriots around the doorway: 'Hard by the Cathedral of St Sophia stands a church once dedicated to St. Nicholas, but now used as a granary, whose richly-sculptured portal, the subject of this photograph, is one of the finest examples of its kind in Cyprus' (Thomson 1879, vol.1, p.15). The building, in a sad state of disrepair in this photograph, has now been completely demolished.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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St Sophia, Nicosia, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/15
Scope and Contents 177 x 115 mm. Autotype. A view looking along a street towards cathedral buildings, topped by minarets. Situated in the centre of Nicosia the Cathedral was adapted for use as a mosque after the Turkish Conquest of the island in 1570-71: 'It is fortunate that Moslem economy, or, perhaps, a lack of fanatical zeal, has preserved to us so much of this fine specimen of early Gothic architecture. The tower, which once crowned the edifice, has given place to galleried minarets; the old sonorous...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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St. Sophia, Nicosia (Cyprus), 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/49
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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Statue of Aphrodite in the Cyprus Museum Nicosia, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/18
Scope and Contents

172 x 129 mm. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'Cyprus is believed to be the acknowledged birthplace of the Greek Goddess of Love and as such is recorded in Homer. A temple of the Goddess exists at Paphos and the beautiful locality Fontana Amorosa believed to be the goddess's bathing place'.

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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The English School, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1190
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Boys in the schoolroom include English, Turkish, Greek, and Armenian.

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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The English School, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1191
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). In the old playground.

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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The English School, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1192
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). In the new playground.

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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The Midday Rest., 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1166
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Group of harvesters resting by the roadside near Famagusta Gate, Nicosia

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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The Shoemakers Bazaar, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1193
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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The Shoemakers Bazaar, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1194
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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The Shoemakers Bazaar, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1195
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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The village of Kakopetria, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1214
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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View of Nicosia from Paraskevi Hill, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1162
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Looking from south-east by south. Shows Cathedral of St. Sophia, Nicosia. On extreme right note church of Kaimakti village : portion of city walls (stone faced): the northern range of hills at back, immediately behind Kaimakti is the hill of Buffavents which has ruins of a castle on top.

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 Nicosia from Paraskevi Hill, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1163
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Looking from south-east by south. Shows Cathedral of St. Sophia, Nicosia. On extreme right note church of Kaimakti village : portion of city walls (stone faced): the northern range of hills at back, immediately behind Kaimakti is the hill of Buffavents which has ruins of a castle on top.

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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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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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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