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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/189
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/190
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/191
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant felled with one head shot, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/192
Scope and Contents

102 x 80 mm. A view showing a dead jungle elephant with three African hunters standing by its head. The caption on the reverse of one of the four duplicates states 'well showing instantaneous effect of a good head shot' (referring to the seated, rather than lying, position of the animal).

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/185
Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters seated on the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/186
Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters seated on the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy in the Ituri Forest.

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/187
Scope and Contents

97 x 78 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters and the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy. Photograph probably by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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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A big forest elephant, Ituri Forest, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/188
Scope and Contents

97 x 78 mm. A view showing Pygmy hunters and the corpse of an elephant shot by Christy. Photograph probably by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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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Big forest elephant (tusks weighing 89 and 94 lbs), Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/196
Scope and Contents

101 x 81 mm. A view showing the head and tusks of an elephant shot by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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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Big forest elephant (tusks weighing 89 and 94 lbs), Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/197
Scope and Contents

101 x 81 mm. A view showing the head and tusks of an elephant shot by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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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Big forest elephant (tusks weighing 89 and 94 lbs), Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/198
Scope and Contents

101 x 81 mm. A view showing the head and tusks of an elephant shot by Christy.

Dates: 1913
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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Bush elephant killed at Bodjo, Upper Wele, Congo (Aba-Niangara Road), 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/181
Scope and Contents

101 x 76 mm. A view showing two Africans standing beside an elephant shot by Christy. In Christy (1924), he states that the tusks weighed between 119 and 120 lbs, but on the back of two copies of this print the figure is given as 97 and 107 lbs. There would appear to be some confusion between this elephant and another featured in this collection.

Dates: 1915
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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Bush elephant killed at Bodjo, Upper Wele, Congo (Aba-Niangara Road), 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/182
Scope and Contents

101 x 76 mm. A view showing two Africans standing beside an elephant shot by Christy. In Christy (1924), he states that the tusks weighed between 119 and 120 lbs, but on the back of two copies of this print the figure is given as 97 and 107 lbs. There would appear to be some confusion between this elephant and another featured in this collection.

Dates: 1915
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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Bush elephant killed at Bodjo, Upper Wele, Congo (Aba-Niangara Road), 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/183
Scope and Contents

101 x 76 mm. A view showing two Africans standing beside an elephant shot by Christy. In Christy (1924), he states that the tusks weighed between 119 and 120 lbs, but on the back of two copies of this print the figure is given as 97 and 107 lbs. There would appear to be some confusion between this elephant and another featured in this collection.

Dates: 1915
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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Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: 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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[Congolese village scene], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/60
Scope and Contents

170 x 118 mm. A view showing a group of Africans seated on the ground in front of a row of huts. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1903
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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[Congolese woman], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/49
Scope and Contents

118 x 170 mm. A half length portrait of a Congolese woman showing the symmetrical decorative raised scars on belly and chest. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1903
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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[Congolese woman], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/50
Scope and Contents

118 x 169 mm. A half-length portrait of two Congolese women showing different patterns of decorative scarring on belly and chest. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1903
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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[Congolese youth with leprous sores 1903], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/47
Scope and Contents

187 x 241 mm. A view showing a Congolese youth with very large open sores on face and body. Disease unidentified. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1903
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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[Congolese youth with leprous sores 1903], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/48
Scope and Contents

181 x 233 mm. A view showing a Congolese youth with very large open sores on face and body. Disease unidentified. Photograph probably by Cuthbert Christy.

Dates: 1903
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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[European and Africans Congo (n.d.)]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/252
Scope and Contents

85 x 72 mm. A view showing an unidentified heavily bearded European standing in the centre of a group of Pygmies. Photographer unknown, possibly Christy.

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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Island camp on the Ituri River, (? 1913), 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/175
Scope and Contents

102 x 81 mm. A view showing one of Christy's camps in the Congo. In the foreground one of his servants holds a large elephant tusk towards the camera.

Dates: 1913
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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Island camp on the Ituri River, (? 1913), 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/176
Scope and Contents

102 x 81 mm. A view showing one of Christy's camps in the Congo. In the foreground one of his servants holds a large elephant tusk towards the camera.

Dates: 1913
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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Island camp on the Ituri River, (? 1913), 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/177
Scope and Contents

102 x 81 mm. A view showing one of Christy's camps in the Congo. In the foreground one of his servants holds a large elephant tusk towards the camera.

Dates: 1913
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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Old female Chimpanzee, Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/223
Scope and Contents

100 x 78 mm. A view showing a large female chimpanzee, shot by Christy and held up to be photographed by his tent boy.

Dates: 1913
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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