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Famagusta (district (national))

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

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St. Barnabas Church and Tomb. Famagusta, Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/83
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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St. Barnabas Monastery, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/10
Scope and Contents 200 x 171 mm. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'This monastery was first built in 488 on funds made available by Byzantine Emperor Zeno after had had [sic] been presented with the gospel found with the body of St. Barnabas in the vicinity. It was burned down in 648 by the Saracens, and was rebuilt in about 900 A.D. Later various repairs were undertaken, of which the most important was carried out in 1756. In this picture the monastery church. East of the Church and...
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. Sophia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1135
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). The flying buttresses, seen as we stand upon the roof of side aisle : Famagusta, 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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St. Sophia, Famagusta, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1133
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Viewed with our backs to Lusignan Palace.

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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St. Sophia, Famagusta, Cyprus, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/98
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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The Bay of Ancient Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1149
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [No print]. Missing. Looking due north: showing the place where St. Paul and St. Barnabas landed when they visited Cyprus. The ruins of the great temple of Jupiter lies just behind the square forest guards house. Traces of the ancient landing place still exist.

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 Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1147
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note rectangular plan of the forum: also bases of columns on the left and view looking towards Famagusta.

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 Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1148
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note rectangular plan of the forum : also bases of columns on the left and view looking towards Famagusta.

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 front of St Katherine's Church (Now a mosque). Famagosta [i.e. Famagusta], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/22
Scope and Contents 179 x 119 mm. Autotype. A view showing the west front of St Nicholas' Cathedral (Thomson's use of the name St Katherine for the church has not been found elsewhere, and he may be confusing the Church with St Katherine's, Nicosia, also turned into a mosque): 'The tower on the left is Turkish, and tells us at once that the splendid old cathedral pile has been transformed into a mosque; a motley range of modern hovels have also grown up under the shadow of the church. On the left, for...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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The locust catcher, near Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1154
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Always to be seen with his net of cotton stuff from mid-April to mid-May, just when locusts are young before they get wings to fly. Government alter price from week to week, reducing it as locusts grow in size, and so made fewer to the oke. Now the price is 2/2 the oke (20 piastres). Oke equals two and four-fifths pounds. This man has caught one and a half today, i.e. about 3/-.

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 re-afforestation of Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1153
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). At Salamis close to the Temple of Jupiter is one of the many plantations under the Forestry Department. Note galvanised iron windmill (made in Toronto) of a type common in Cyprus, used to pump up water from wells.

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 Priest, Avgoru [? Avgorou], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/26
Scope and Contents 89 x 113 mm. Woodburytype. A fine half-length portrait of the bearded village priest of Avgoru: 'Touching the resources of a papa, or village priest, I was informed by a simple villager that the priest of his parish was a man of wealth, his income would not fall far short of ten shillings a week. Even during our brief stay in the place, we saw quite enough to satisfy us that the pastor represented in this illustration was held in high veneration among his flock, and, so far as we...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
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Tower of the Hospitallers, Colossi

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/25
Scope and Contents

205 x 151 mm. A view showing the great square tower of the castle of the Hospitallers at Colossi.

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 from roof of West End of St. Sophia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1136
Scope and Contents

Qaurter-plate. [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).
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View of old Famagusta from north-west bastion of the old city. (St. Sophia and on the right the Lusignan), 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1139
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).
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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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