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Central Province (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Factory buildings, Holbrook Estate], 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303I/2
Scope and Contents

203 x 144 mm. View looking across a slope planted out with tea, towards the factory building, with estate workers' quarters at the right.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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[Factory buildings, Holbrook Estate], 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303I/3
Scope and Contents

204 x 148 mm. View looking acroos a slope planted out with tea, towards the factory building, with estate workers' quarters at the right.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Ficus elastica, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/59
Scope and Contents

The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'The oldest rubber tree in Ceylon at Peradeniya gardens'.

Dates: 1924
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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Flying Foxes, Peradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/91
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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Flying Foxes, Peradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/92
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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Flying Foxes, Peradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/93
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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Forest at Sezibwa Falls, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/63
Scope and Contents

103 x 145 mm. A view looking along the path which crosses a small wooden bridge over the Sezibwa River. With a few Ugandan men siting on the far side of the bridge and thick forest on all sides.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Forest clearing and hut near Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/38
Scope and Contents

149 x 103 mm. Showing a large thatched hut surrounded by a banana plantation, with forest beyond.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Forest end of [Tero] Canal. Sleepers for Kamapla - Port Bell monorail, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/116
Scope and Contents

102 x 77 mm. A view looking along the wharf at the end of the canal, with timber sleepers stacked at the side of the pier ready for transportation.

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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General view of Nuwara Eliya (the Sanitarium), 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/48
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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Giant Bamboos in Peradeniya Gardens, Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/134
Scope and Contents

The postcard is addressed to Mrs Gilbert Dold, London. It contains a brief note and is signed 'GW' or 'GD'.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Government plantations, Kampala, Nurseries and cocoa plantations with rice in foreground, Jan. 1910, 1910-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/58
Scope and Contents

A similar view to the preceding plate but with small paddy fields in the foreground.

Dates: 1910-01
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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Government plantations, Kampala - nurseries and cocoa plantations with small portion of coffee estate in foreground January 1910, 1910-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/57
Scope and Contents

151 x 116 mm. A view looking over the Governemnt plantations at Kampala. Cocoa was successfully introduced from Kew in 1901, the first commercial planting taking place in 1908, and the first export in 1917. With the collapse of the market in 1924 however the industry was ruined and was not resuscitated untile the late 1950s.

Dates: 1910-01
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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Group of Kandyan chiefs, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/53
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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Group of Kandyan ladies, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/54
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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[HPA, Watagoda, Sri Lanka], 1908 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/459
Scope and Contents

A view showing HPA on a bungalow verandah.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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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In Tero Forest, part of the nurseries, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/117
Scope and Contents

79 x 105 mm. A view looking along a forest road, with nurseries at the left of the pathway.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Ivory being sorted for export at Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/149
Scope and Contents

140 x 80 mm. Showing three European officials supervising the sorting of elephant tusks at Kampala. At the left of the group stands (Sir) Alexander George Boyle (1827-1943), a Sub-Commissioner and later Acting Governor (1909-1910) after the departure of Sir Henry Hesketh Bell; the central figure standing beaneath an arch of tusks supported by Africans, is unidentified, as is the figure at the right of the photograph.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Kabaka's pipe band, Mengo, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/46
Scope and Contents

117 x 86 mm. Showing a band of pipers accompanied by two drummers, seated in a courtyard outside a neatly thatched hut (similar in appearance to the tomb of Kabaka Mutesa I).

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Kampala Market, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/25
Scope and Contents

90 x 103 mm. Showing traders and customers in the open market square in Kampala.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Kampala Market, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/26
Scope and Contents

115 x 90 mm. Showing a trader in the market, his goods laid out on the ground beneath a thatch awning.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Kandy and the lake, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/10
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'M.B. Uduman's Copyright No. 102. Printed in Saxony. Published by 'The Travellers Mart', 14 York and Ballie Street, 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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Kandy from above the lake, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/99
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Missing.

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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Kandy from above the Lake, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/99A
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

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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Kandy from above the lake, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/100
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). Slightly different view. Either can be coloured from painting. (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).