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British West Indies (general region)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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Sir Daniel Morris Collection: West Indian views

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes. Not all are captioned. Titles composed for the catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The collection includes photographs by J.F. Coonley (1-13), Adolphe Duperly (15-19), Norton Brothers (32-33), Tempest Anderson (34-35) and others unknown. The geographical areas represented in the photographs break down thus: 1-13, Nassau; 14, Barbados; 15-20, Jamaica; 21, St Lucia; 22-26, Antigua; 27, St Kitts; 28-31, Dominica; 32-34, St Vincent; 35,...
Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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St. George's, Grenada, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/8
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 139 x 203 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location overlooking the coastal town. The view shows several church-tops, Fort George, ships and distant land mass.
Dates: 1897
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. John's, Antigua, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/11
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 133 x 196 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph shows rooftops and a road looking towards the coast; ships, the sea, and land are visible in the background.
Dates: 1897
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).
 Sub-Series

St. Vincent, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/156-162
Scope and Contents Monochrome postcards of St. Vincent, published by Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd. for the West Indian and Atlantic Group Committee. Subjects include: harvesting arrowfoot, St. George's Cathedral, a fish market, Carnegie Library and business houses in Kingston.
Dates: 1910
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 Camp, Newcastle, Jamaica, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/4
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 140 x 203 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location and shows a densely populated area, believed to be 'The Camp' indicated in the caption, among distant mountaintops. There are negligible details present in the sky. For another photograph of the same scene see Y307J/5.
Dates: 1897
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 Camp, Newcastle, Jamaica, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/5
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 140 x 203 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location and shows a densely populated area, believed to be 'The Camp' indicated in the caption, among distant mountaintops. See Y307J/4 for another image of the same scene.. This print exhibits higher contrast, and has clouds which have been added in to create a more complete scene.
Dates: 1897
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 Cathedral, St. John's, Antigua, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/12
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 102 x 130 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph was taken from a slightly lower vantage point and shows St. John's Cathedral from overlooking other buildings.
Dates: 1897
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 Pitons, St. Lucia, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/10
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 101 x 140 mm (image). Halftone print. Print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph shows the Pitons across the sea, with what appears to be a small rowboat in the mid-ground. Assumed to be by W.M.H. Ward & Co.
Dates: 1897
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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Three photographs of Tobago

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3076A
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs in the form of postcards with handwritten captions beneath the prints.
Dates: 1906
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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Trinidad

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075F
Scope and Contents An album containing photographs measuring 90 x 65 mm., inserted four to a page, with four unused spaces. Four (8/8A, 26/43, 31/38 and 51/52) are duplicates. The clothes and aeroplane shown in 45 and 47 suggest a date about 1930. The majority of the photographs are landscapes and general scenes, and as 3-6, 8-9, 11, 13-15, 18, 21-22, 26, 30-32, 34-35, 37-40, 43 have ‘Trinidad’ printed with the photograph - 5 and 11 also have titled - it seems probable that most of the collection was produced...
Dates: 1930
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).
 Fonds

Views in Jamaica, circa 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C
Scope and Contents A collection photographed by Lewis W. Clemens. It contains 14 photographs mounted on paper, with a short typewritten descriptive text (of the original 19 prints, 5 are missing). The photographs measure approximately 100 x 75 mm.
Dates: 1912
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).
 Fonds

Views in Trinidad, circa 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075A
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 250 x 230 mm and captioned on the reverse in pencil. The photographs illustrate buildings and industries on the island.
Dates: 1890
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).
 Sub-Fonds

West Indies 1958, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A
Scope and Contents Slides numbered from 1-65 by John Ewart Marnham (numbers 14, 42 and 43 are missing). There are also 5 slides of Tobago and one of Jamaica not numbered by him, but clearly identifiable by the processing number and probably omitted on account of inferior quality or repetitive subject. They are inserted at appropriate points. Eleven slides (numbers 23-28), 29-31, 33-35) are in Kodak Readymount frames without processing numbers and since several show John Ewart Marnham and Susan Marnham it is...
Dates: 1956 - 1958
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).
 Sub-Fonds

West Indies 1970-1973, 1970 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham AA-HH
Scope and Contents The majority of this group (AA-CC) relate to St Lucia, including views of the house and grounds, and of flora and fauna. There are also transparencies of visits to other Associated States, Dominica (DD); St Vincent and the Grenadines (EE); Grenada (FF), Antigua, St Christopher [St Kitts] and Nevis and the remaining Leeward Islands which remained dependent territories, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands (GG). A slide of a map of the West Indies precedes the geographical sequence, and is...
Dates: 1970 - 1973
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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'Wireless' Station, Tobago, BWI, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3076A/2
Scope and Contents 79 x 52 mm. Showing the huts and masts of the radio station.
Dates: 1906
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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