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Ascension (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/24
Scope and Contents

207 x 155 mm. The road leading up to the Red Lion, formerly the Marine barracks.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/26
Scope and Contents

205 x 155 mm. View looking down over the Red Lion.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/31
Scope and Contents

148 x 103 mm. A view of a cottage verandah.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/32
Scope and Contents

150 x 100 mm. A general view of part of the island.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/72
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. A view of Georgetown.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/76
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. A view of the pier, Georgetown.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/98
Scope and Contents

206 x 155 mm. A view of the garden at the Red Lion on Green Mountain.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/99
Scope and Contents

205 x 156 mm. A view of the terrace at the Red Lion.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Ascension Island, the garrison, 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/49
Scope and Contents

195 x 140 mm. A view from inland looking towards the garrison area of Georgetown, with the colonnaded Marine Barracks in the centre of the print.

Dates: 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31
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

[Cottage, Ascension], 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/33
Scope and Contents

150 x 103 mm.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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[Cottage, Ascension], 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/34
Scope and Contents

150 x 103 mm.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Green Mountain, Ascension, 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/50
Scope and Contents 202 x 140 mm. Showing part of the road on Green Mountain leading through a tunnel in the rockface. With graffiti carved on the rocks and a figure standing at the edge of the road. Situated south-east of the centre of the island and rising to a height of 2817 feet, the slopes of Green Mountain form the farming area of the island, where crops introduced by the marine station from 1815 onwards have thrived in the temperate climates. The path seen here encircles the mountain at a height of...
Dates: 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31
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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Ile d'Ascension: Ravines Volcaniques et Montagne de Cendre, 1800 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 190/42
Scope and Contents

An undated, framed, coloured engraving, 305 x 253 mm.

Dates: 1800 - 1850
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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Ile d'Ascension: Sandy Bay, 1800 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 190/41
Scope and Contents

An undated, framed, coloured engraving, 305 x 253 mm.

Dates: 1800 - 1850
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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Ile d'Ascension: Sommet de Green Mountain, 1800 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 190/44
Scope and Contents

An undated, framed, coloured engraving, 305 x 253 mm.

Dates: 1800 - 1850
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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Ile d'Ascension: sources de Dampier, 1800 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 190/43
Scope and Contents

An undated, framed, coloured engraving, 305 x 253 mm.

Dates: 1800 - 1850
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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[Living room interior], 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/28
Scope and Contents

249 x 145 mm. Possibly on Ascension.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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).
 Fonds

Prints and watercolours of St Helena

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

Engravings and watercolours dating mainly from the early nineteenth century, many of which relate to the period of Napoleon's detention on St Helena (1815-1821). There are a number of pieces by George Hutchins Bellasis (1778-1822), who spent eight months on St Helena, 1804-1805, and revisited the island in 1812. The collection includes five coloured engravings and a watercolour sketch of Ascension Island, which was a dependency of St Helena from 1922.

Dates: 1670 - 1969
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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Sketch of Island of Ascension, 1817

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 190/26
Scope and Contents

A watercolour sketch by Emeric Essex Vidal, 310 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1817
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 Island of Ascension, 1800 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 190/40
Scope and Contents

An undated, framed, coloured engraving depicting Georgetown and Cross Hill, 280 x 253 mm.

Dates: 1800 - 1850
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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'Wide a Wake Fair', Ascension, 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/51
Scope and Contents 200 x 146 mm. Showing huge numbers of nesting wideawakes (sooty terns) on Wideawake Plain, with a figure standing among them in the background. The breeding ground of these terns formed a valuable source of food for the naval garrison in the nineteenth century, who took thousands of eggs each year during ythe breeding season; these depredations do not appear to have posed any problems to the bird's survival however, and they were a considerable danger as they nested in their thousands...
Dates: 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31
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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Wide awake Fair, Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/8
Scope and Contents

197 x 149 mm. With terns.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Wide awake Fair, Ascension

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/10
Scope and Contents

100 x 150 mm. With terns.

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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