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Beijing (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A gate, Peking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/26
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm. View from the top of the wall looking down onto one of the city gates, with piles of stone slabs and bricks piled in a yard in the foreground.

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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A private cart, Peking, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/11
Scope and Contents

Showing a European woman climbing into a small covered cart, with the driver standing beside the horse. The pencilled caption on the negative wrapper reads The lady-friend of Sir Robert Hart starting for a drive in Peking. Sir Robert Hart (1835-1911) was Inspector-General of Chinese Customs 1863-1908.

Dates: 1890
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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Chapter 4, 1900-07-13 - 1900-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/1/4
Scope and Contents

24 sheets.

Dates: 1900-07-13 - 1900-10-07
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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Chapter 5, 1900-10-17 - 1901-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/1/5
Scope and Contents

11 sheets.

Dates: 1900-10-17 - 1901-02-12
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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Chapter 6, 1901-02-24 - 1902-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 356/1/6
Scope and Contents

27 sheets.

Dates: 1901-02-24 - 1902-01-26
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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Foreign Office, Peking, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/6
Scope and Contents

View from the courtyard looking towards the single storey Chinese Foreign Office buildings.

Dates: 1890
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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In Peking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/24
Scope and Contents

272 x 213 mm. View looking across gardens and an ornamental lake towards the tower of a temple.

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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Peking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/25
Scope and Contents

269 x 213 mm. View looking along a street in the Chinese city from the wall.

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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Peking [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/10
Scope and Contents

271 x 207 mm. View looking over the rooftops of Peking, with an open market in the left foreground.

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).
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Peking [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/11
Scope and Contents

271 x 211 mm. View looking along an unidentified street of Chinese houses.

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).
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Peking [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/12
Scope and Contents

281 x 219 mm. View looking along an unidentified street in Peking, with passers-by watching the photographer.

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).
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Road near Peking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/23
Scope and Contents

271 x 210 mm. Showing a kind of sedan chair carried by two ponies negotiating a rock-strewn road leading through a valley near Beijing.

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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Temple at Pekin, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/20
Scope and Contents

273 x 211 mm. View looking along an avenue between trees towards the entrance gateway of an unidentified temple.

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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The approach to Peking - outside the walls, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/4
Scope and Contents

View looking along the walls of Peking, with one of the massive corner bastions in the foreground. Captioned The first sight of Peking in Norman (1895, p. 196).

Dates: 1890
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 Examination Halls, Peking, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/5
Scope and Contents View looking along the path running between the two rows of small stone huts used for examinations. Norman (1895, p. 203) provides this description. The Government of China is a vast system of competitive examination tempered by bribery, and this Kao Chang is its focus. It is a miniature city, with one wide artery down the middle, hundreds of parallel streets running from this on both sides, each street mathematically subdivided into houses, a big semblance of a palace at one end of the...
Dates: 1890
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 Observatory, Peking, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/7
Scope and Contents View looking along rows of instruments in the Peking Observatory. Norman (1895, p. 203) provides this description: A walk of a mile along the top of the wall brings you to the famous Observatory, and the marvellous bronzes of the Jesuit Father Verbiest, who made and eerected them in 1668. Below the wall, in a shady garden, are the much older ones which Marco Polo saw, less accurate astronomically, but even more beautiful for their grace and delicacy, and linking ones imagination closely...
Dates: 1890
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 top of the Wall, Peking, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/12
Scope and Contents

View looking along the top of the city wall.

Dates: 1890
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).