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Canary Islands (autonomous community)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

A street in Canary, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/4
Scope and Contents

215 x 162 mm. Good condition.

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

Ascension, West Africa, New Zealand, etc

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III
Scope and Contents A collection including scenes from Ascension, Canary Islands, Madeira, Egypt, Brazil, New Zealand, Japan, Senegambia, Sierra Leone, the U.K., Gibraltar and Norway. The arrangement is a random one, but is seems likely that the left-hand photographs, one of Norway, the remainder definitely or probably New Zealand, were inserted later than those on the right. 108-113 are loose prints. The following is a list of the locations:New Zealand: 1, 12, 14, 16, 18Possibly New Zealand: 3, 7,...
Dates: 1850 - 1900
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).
 Item

Canary, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/6
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. A landscape.

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).
 Item

Canary

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/11
Scope and Contents

210 x 154 mm. A street scene in Las Palmas, Canary Islands.

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

Canary, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/64
Scope and Contents

205 x 140 mm. A view of Las Palmas, Grand Canary.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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

[Canary Island women], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/323
Scope and Contents

218 x 164 mm. A view showing a group of Canary Island women with baskets on their heads containing small milk churns, posed for the photographer. Photograph by Jordao da Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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

[Canary Islanders in National Costume], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/320
Scope and Contents

173 x 220 mm. A view showing a man and a woman in national costume standing in the doorway of a house. Photographer unknown, but probably Jordaco du Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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).
 File

Canham album of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] 1938-39, 1938 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448O
Scope and Contents Black album, measuring 255 x 190 mm, containing photographs; one is loose and there is an empty space by one caption. The majority are amateur photographs, presumably taken by Canham or his associates during his early days in the Gold Coast. He travelled with a number of colleagues also on their first appointment to the Colony and many like Canham served until Independence. Brief biographical details of these and other members of the Gold Coast administration who appear in these...
Dates: 1938 - 1939
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

Cherokee Rose, 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/50
Scope and Contents

155 x 115 mm.

Dates: 1879 - 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).
 Fonds

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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[Couple standing beneath trees], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/44
Scope and Contents

215 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1879 - 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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[Dragon tree], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/45
Scope and Contents

160 x 215 mm.

Dates: 1879 - 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).
 Item

[Dragon tree], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/48
Scope and Contents

215 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1879 - 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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[Fields], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/43
Scope and Contents

215 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1879 - 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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Harbour, Las Palmas, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/4
Scope and Contents

102 x 58 mm. A general view of the harbour and waterfront at Las Palmas, with shipping at anchor in the foreground.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
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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Harbour, Las Palmas, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/5
Scope and Contents

102 x 58 mm. Showing shipping at anchor in Las Palmas harbour.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
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

James Carmichael Smith Sierra Leone Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446A-E
Scope and Contents A collection comprising:Y30446A 92 postcards of Sierra Leone, Belgian Congo and Canary IslesY30446B Album containing 45 printsY30446C Album containing 38 printsY30446D Album containing 25 printsY30446E 6 mounted prints (3 also framed).The collection is a valuable record of Sierra Leone in the early years of the twentieth century. The majority of the photographs in Y30446B-E are the work of the Lisk-Carew Brothers (Alphonso and Arthur) who established...
Dates: 1890 - 1911
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).
 Series

James Carmichael Smith Sierra Leone Collection I, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446A
Scope and Contents A collection of coloured and monochrome postcards (filed with the postcard collection) comprising:1-20 Coloured views of Freetown. Photographer unknown21-28 Monochrome views of Freetown. Published by 'V.C.P.', stamped and postmarked January 12 1903.29-36 Monochrome views (mainly of people of different ethnic origins). Published by 'V. et Cie', stamped and postmarked January 12 1903.37-44 Monochrome views of Freetown. Published by Paris and Co.45-57 Monochrome...
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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[? Las Palmas (de Gran Canaria) from inland], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/324
Scope and Contents

217 x 169 mm. A view looking down over terraced fields towards the town and harbour. Photograph by Jordao da Lux Perestrello (sic).

Dates: 1900
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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Las Palmas (Observatory on top of hill), 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/148
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. A few additions,...
Dates: 1928 - 1939
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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Las Palmas (Oil Jetty), 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/147
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. A few additions,...
Dates: 1928 - 1939
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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Madeira [wrongly captioned], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/3
Scope and Contents

236 x 175 mm. Showing the harbour, coastline and small town at Puerto de la Aldeia on the west coast of Gran Canaria.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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[Millenary] Dragon Tree, 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/49
Scope and Contents

155 x 115 mm.

Dates: 1879 - 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).
 File

Miscellaneous, 1908 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/420-464
Scope and Contents

Includes a number of scenes on board ship in 1914 and some miscellaneous unbacked slides which are largely duplicates, or similar to, those in other boxes.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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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[Panoramic view of ?Las Palmas de Gran Canaria], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/325
Scope and Contents

258 x 171 mm. Two prints joined. A view looking down onto the harbour and town with terraced fields running down to the sea shore in the foreground. Photograph by Jordao Perestrello.

Dates: 1900
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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