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Colombo (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cocoanut palms, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/11
Scope and Contents

265x215mm.

Dates: 1886
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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/25
Scope and Contents

Outside the old cemetry. [Showing bullock cart].

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/26
Scope and Contents

The old cemetry. Colour of Arab [arch?] old [grey] stone roofs red. (Fisher).

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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/27
Scope and Contents

Woman washing child in street.

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/28
Scope and Contents

Seats of a native theatre at side of a road. Green palm leaves used for the roof. (Fisher).

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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/29
Scope and Contents

Coolies going to work, 7 a.m.

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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/30
Scope and Contents

Coolies working at road breaking for tram lines, [2nd Street] Maldene.

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/31
Scope and Contents

My first servant, [John, a Madrassee Tamil]...in rickshaw.

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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/32
Scope and Contents

Bullock cart in street near Railway Station. [Loaded with barrel marked Trieste].

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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/33
Scope and Contents

The Royal College.

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/34
Scope and Contents

The Royal College.

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).
 Item

Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/35
Scope and Contents

Woman selling betel in the street

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/36
Scope and Contents

Singhalese girls in street. Notice mans couloured tortoiseshell comb pushed into his hair. Girls skirts are printed coloured patterns; bodices white. (Fisher). [Carriage and steam roller in background].

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/40
Scope and Contents

Quarter- plate. Main street in the Pettah - trams and rickshaws. Pettah is business part of native quarter, Colombo. Bell tower is of gray stone; roofs are of red tiles; red tiles on distant building. (Fisher)

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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Colombo, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/42
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. C street near the foregoing (near view in 40) with small bullock cart.

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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Colombo, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/1
Scope and Contents

92mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/3
Scope and Contents

93mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/4
Scope and Contents

94mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/5
Scope and Contents

94mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/41
Scope and Contents

Showing sailing vessels moored in Colombo Harbour.

Dates: 1909
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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Colombo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/113
Scope and Contents

272x213mm. View looking south-west across the harbour towards the Fort area from Mutwal, with a coconut plantation in the foreground and shipping at anchor in the bay. Prominent on the further side of the harbour are the Customs House (the pedimented building to the right of centre), Queen's House (behind and to the left of the Customs House), and the lighthouse and clock tower in Chatham Street.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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

[Colombo and Kandy], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/1-12
Scope and Contents

Coloured postcards of Colombo and Kandy, published by The Traveller's Mart, 14 York and Baillie Streets, Colombo.

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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[Colombo beach], 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/11/35
Scope and Contents

78 x 55 mm.

Dates: 1932
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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Colombo Breakwater, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303G/1
Scope and Contents

270 x 214 mm. View looking along the breakwater during the South-West Monsoon, with waves breaking along its length and shipping anchored in the protected waters of the harbour beyond. For a more detailed account of the breakwater, see Y303C.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Colombo Harbour, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/11
Scope and Contents

Dug out canoe and boys diving for coins.

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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