Falkland Islands (dependent state)
Found in 292 Collections and/or Records:
140 x 90 mm. postcard.
110 x 85 mm. A view showing Stewart Slessor, Senior Medical Officer, sitting on an old jetty at Darwin, in the centre of East Falkland. There are numerous Shags on a raised wooden platform at the end of the jetty.
200 x 132 mm photographic reproduction. The full-rigged ship ‘Dennis Brundrit’ of 462 tons was built in Runcorn by Brundrit & Whiteway in 1856. After being damaged in a gale off Cape Horn while carrying coal, it was bought by John Dean in 1879 and refitted for commerce between Britain and the Falkland Islands. It was wrecked at Salvador, East Falkland, in 1892.
90 x 55 mm. A view of Arthur on horseback, leading a spare horse along a ridge.
All prints are 110 x 80 mm, unless otherwise stated.
110 x 85 mm. A group photograph. The caption written on the reverse in blue ink continues: 'L to R. Hugh Harding, Mrs Johnson, Eric Johnson'.
[View on deck].
A 280 x 180 mm pencil sketch showing seals, penguins and birds on the shore in the foreground, a stretch of water with a rowing boat and ship at anchor, and land with a nut in the background.
A 290 x 185 mm pencil sketch showing a dead seal lying on a beach in the foreground: beyond is a grassy slope, ascended by a ladder, and at the top are three small huts with settlers standing outside.
A series of photographs showing official events including views of Government House. Raynor Arthur was appointed Governor and Commander in Chief of the Falkland Islands in August 1953 and arrived at Port Stanley on 1 April 1954. He was appointed KCMG in January 1957 and left on 22 January 1957. Most of these photographs are sepia.
This group contains slides relating to a visit to South America and the Falkland Islands. It comprises Marnham B: Brazil, Montevideo and Falkland Islands and Marnham C: Birds of the Falkland Islands.
An album of blank paper measuring 245 x 300 mm. The first thirty pages contain a miscellaneous collection of inserted photographs, original drawings and watercolours, mostly of maritime and naval interest and of family holidays, ranging in date from 1845 to 1900. There are eight original pictures of the Falkland Islands area, some of which are initialled G.M.H. or R.C.H. The last item is a photograph of troops embarking for the South African War in 1900.
A series of photographs relating to the Governor's responsibilities for the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Arthur paid four visits, November - December 1954, February - March, 1955, March -April 1956, and December 1956 - January 1957 (with the Duke of Edinburgh). Prints 151-165 are of Graham Land, Antarctica.
A collection of photographs and printed papers presented to Parliament.
This box contains maps, 1884-1950; 'The settlers of the Falkland Islands' (51 pages); William Markham Dean, 'The history of the Falkland Islands Company' (348 pages); newspaper and journal extracts, 1854-1986; documents relating to the appointment of William Markham Dean as Vice Consul of the Falkland Islands for the United States, Sweden and Norway, 1886-1890; and six Falkland Island stamps, including two marking the 150th Anniversary of the Falkland Islands Company.
Papers and photographs relating to the history of the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands Company; correspondence and genealogical papers concerning the Dean family.
115 x 80mm. A group standing in moorland ( Fitzroy is about 20 miles from Stanley). The handwritten caption on the reverse of the print continues by identifying the group: 'Jim Clement, Margaret [Clement], Carol [Clement], Pete [Clement], Stephen Beresford (HMS Bisbury Bay)'.
105 x 80 mm.
115 x 80 mm.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.