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Central Province (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Tractor and monorail leaving Port Bell from Kampala, 1908-04-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/18
Scope and Contents

99 x 73 mm. Showing the steam engine and carriages leaving Port Bell for Kampala. This 'monorail' was ordered (at a cost of about £3000) by Sir Henry Hesketh Bell and was intended for use until proper road and rail facilities could be established. The monorail was first tested on April 22 1908 and this photograph may well have been taken on its trial run.

Dates: 1908-04-22
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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Two Kandyan Chiefs, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/103
Scope and Contents

In everyday dress. Taller C. B. Nugawela, shorter, L.B. Ranuraya. (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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Typical village near Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/37
Scope and Contents

147 x 104 mm. Showing thatched huts grouped around a central open space, with a few goats tethered beaneath a shelter in the foregorund.

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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View at Newara Eliya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/118
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. From St. Andrews Hotel. [ Looking along road leading through woods, with hills 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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View from near Hakgalla, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/128
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Looking over the Uva plain (patna land) to Diyatalawa, the Boer prisoners camp.

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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View of Nuwara Eliya, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/49
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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View of Nuwara Eliya, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/50
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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View of part of Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/85
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Statue of Sir H. G. Ward GCMG. Native Court House just in front of Church, and crowd waiting for cases to come on (Fisher). [Sir Henry George Ward (1797-1860) was Lord High Commissioner to the Ionian Islands, 1849-1855 and Governor of Ceylon 1855-1860. He died of cholera in Madras shortly after taking up the post of Governor].

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).