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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Woman carrying baby], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/31
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'The excessive length of the skull always appears to be more conspicuous in children than adults. With old adults the skulls almost resume their normal proportions. This babies cranium seems to overflow it's binding [sic]'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Woman carrying basket], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/70
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'The few women who wear the tamburu, and who do manual work have specially designed basket to carry their loads [sic]. They cannot carry anything on their heads'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Woman of the Mangbetu people], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/4
Scope and Contents Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption below the photograph reads: 'These sharpened bones are used for untying the tight knots of their coiffure when they reset their hair. Between times they are used as ornaments'.An additional note on the top of the album page reads: 'The MANGBETU Tribe live on the northern edge of the Eturi Forest in the Belgian Congo. Their chief characteristic is the deformation of the skull which they attain by binding the childrens heads for the...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Woman of the Mangbetu people], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/5
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption below the photograph reads: 'This is not a tattoo but just a black dye, which can be washed off. This they do frequently (about once a fortnight) and paint on some entirely fresh and crazy design which they have thought of'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Woman of the Mangbetu people], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/6
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption below the photograph reads: 'These faint and numerous cicatrizations represent solely events in her sexual life; such as, - menstruations - husbands - intercourses and childbirths'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Woman of the Mangbetu people], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/7
Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. The caption below the photograph reads: 'The best tamburu I saw'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Women working on the land], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/51
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'Sometimes the women wear heavy long grass skirts when they are working on the land. (Taken between Mogo and Medje.)'.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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[Young Banandi woman], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/305
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Banandi, near Beni, N. Congo'.

Dates: 1934
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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Young bull elephant shot in Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/193
Scope and Contents

101 x 79 mm. A view showing a rather thin Cuthbert Christy standing in front of the dead elephant. Christy records that this animal had previously stampeded through his camp kitchen one night, injuring one of his men.

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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Young bull elephant shot in Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/194
Scope and Contents

101 x 79 mm. A view showing a rather thin Cuthbert Christy standing in front of the dead elephant. Christy records that this animal had previously stampeded through his camp kitchen one night, injuring one of his men.

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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Young bull elephant shot in Ituri Forest, 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/195
Scope and Contents

101 x 79 mm. A view showing a rather thin Cuthbert Christy standing in front of the dead elephant. Christy records that this animal had previously stampeded through his camp kitchen one night, injuring one of his men.

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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Young female Okapi, Ituri, Forest 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/174
Scope and Contents

100 x 77 mm. A view showing an okapi 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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Young Mosambo girl on the banks of the Ubangui, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/279
Scope and Contents

The caption continues: 'The Mosembo wear shorter skirt than the Gombe'.

Dates: 1934
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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