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Saint Pierre (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

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The Cemetery, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/26
Scope and Contents

203 x 153 mm. A view showing the desolate graveyard covered in ash, with burnt trees on the hillside behind.

Dates: 1902
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 City from the Bay], 1902-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/5
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm. The ruins of the Cathedral are seen above the ruined buildings on the waterfront.

Dates: 1902-05
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 City from the bay], 1902-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/11
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm.

Dates: 1902-05
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 city from the Bay, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/4
Scope and Contents

191 x 128 mm. A haunting picture of the wreckage of the city of St Pierre, showing the still smoking ruins against a background of scorched hills. The ruins of the cathedral rise above the rest of the charred buildings.

Dates: 1902
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 Principal Café, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/27
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view showing the ruined frontage of the café with a twisted iron balcony on the first floor and rubble on the street in the foreground.

Dates: 1902
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 ‘Roraima’ and Mount Pelée, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/1
Scope and Contents 192 x 127 mm. A view showing the burnt out hull of the American steamer ‘Roraima’ in St Pierre Harbour, with clouds of smoke billowing from the summit of Mount Pelée in the distance. Hesketh Bell, who had intended to make a brief visit to Martinique to inspect the damage, had a lucky escape here, having originally intended to travel down to St Pierre in the ‘Roraima’. He also describes the smoke from Mount Pelée (as seen from Dominica on a clear day) as ‘a huge mass of billowing clouds, just...
Dates: 1902
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 village of Carbet, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/6
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. A view from offshore showing the wrecked waterside village, with hills in the background. Mount Pelée can be seen in the far distance.

Dates: 1902
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 waterfront looking north, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/13
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. A general view looking along the waterfront, with the beach in the foreground and burnt-out buildings behind.

Dates: 1902
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 waterfront looking south, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/14
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view showing smoking ruins on the waterfront with the hills behind the city in the background.

Dates: 1902
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 waterfront Promenade, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/12
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. A view showing the burnt-out shells of buildings on the waterfront. For a view of the waterfront before the eruption of Mount Pelée see Y307A/63-66.

Dates: 1902
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 across the park, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/7
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. A view looking across the park showing charred and leafless trees and the ruins of the town beyond. Sand-like ash covers what were the lawns.

Dates: 1902
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 the Savannah, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/9
Scope and Contents

204 x 153 mm. A view looking seaward from the open space behind the town and showing the desolation in the town itself. With a figure walking through volcanic ash in the foreground.

Dates: 1902
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 the Savannah, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/10
Scope and Contents

204 x 152 mm. A view showing raised buildings and charred trees with the sea in the background.

Dates: 1902
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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Windrow of tree branches in the Park, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/8
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view showing piles of trunks and branches in the park, with a man standing at the right of the picture and ruined buildings in the background.

Dates: 1902
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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Wreck of the ‘Roraima’, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/2
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. A view showing the listing hull of the ‘Roraima’ from the stern.

Dates: 1902
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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Wreck of the Roraima, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/3
Scope and Contents

203 x 154 mm. A view showing the stern section of the ‘Roraima’, with smoke issuing from the hold.

Dates: 1902
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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