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Islands, Bay of (bay)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Bay of Islands, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089E/37
Scope and Contents

205 x 142 mm. A view from the shore looking out towards the Bay, with islands dimly visible in the distance. The Bay of Islands is a ‘drowned river’ system containing about 150 small islands which lies on the east coast of North Auckland between Whangerei and Whangaroa. The first European to visit it was Captain Cook in 1769, and in the nineteenth century it became a watering place for whalers.

Dates: 1880
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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Bay of Islands, Victoria [sic] where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed by the native chiefs, 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089A/1
Scope and Contents

242 x 184 mm. A view looking across a field with farm buildings at the right of the picture and the Bay, studded with islands beyond. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed by Captain William Hobson (on the British Government's behalf) and a gathering of Maori chiefs, on February 6, 1840, establishing Crown Sovereignty (with 'extreme reluctance') over the already widely settled islands of New Zealand.

Dates: 1870
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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Bay of Islands, West Coast, 1899 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061A/39
Scope and Contents

201 x 151 mm. Showing a small township on the waterside at the Bay of Islands. Situated on the west coast of Newfoundland this large estuary forms the mouth of the River Humber.

Dates: 1899 - 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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The Bay of Islands, 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 11/2444
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Missing.

Dates: 1908-09
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

The Bay of Islands, 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 11/2445
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Mouth of the Humber River is just beyond where the houses are.

Dates: 1908-09
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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