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Greenwich (borough)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): Enlarged view. Shewing [sic.] the manner in which the body of the gun and powder chamber are screwed together. They weigh, respectively 8 tons 16 cwt 3 qrs, and 9 tons 18 cwt [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/29
Scope and Contents 273 x 195 mm. An accompanying letterpress reads: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches; weight, 18 tons 14 cwt 3 qrs. The stone shot each weigh 670 lbs nearly. An inscription near the vent states that the weight of the...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): General View [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/27
Scope and Contents 257 x 192 mm. General view of the two parts of the gun from the side. An accompanying letterpress reads: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches; weight, 18 tons 14 cwt 3 qrs. The stone shot each weigh 670 lbs nearly. An...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): View of the muzzle [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/26
Scope and Contents 273 x 181 mm. Showing a British soldier standing beside the barrel of this huge cannon, with stone shot in the background. Pasted down with this is the following letterpress: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches;...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): View taken from behind. The man in the background is holding a Copper ladle for introducing the powder [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/28
Scope and Contents 289 x 190 mm. An accompanying letterpress reads: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches; weight, 18 tons 14 cwt 3 qrs. The stone shot each weigh 670 lbs nearly. An inscription near the vent states that the weight of the...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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[Carriage and pair, ?Woolwich, 1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/22
Scope and Contents

221 x 170 mm. (oval print). Showing two Army cadets seated in a carriage and pair in front of the entrance to an unidentified building (possibly the Military Academy at Woolwich).

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Cask raft triangle [? Military Academy, Woolwich, 1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/25
Scope and Contents

180 x 140 mm. (vignetted oval print). Showing a group of Army Cadets poling a raft (composed of wooden barrels strapped to timbers) across a stretch of water. A triangular block and tackle on the craft supports the barrel of a cannon. A photograph probably taken during a course at the Woolwich Militay Academy. The print is stamped: 'Photo. Estab. War Dept.'

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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[Crimean War Memorial at the Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, 1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/23
Scope and Contents

182 x 233 mm. Showing two soldiers standing at the base of the statue by John Bell; it is a female figure representing Liberty (or possibly Victory), 9 feet high, on a 16 foot grey granite pedestal with four bronze shields. It was erected in 1860 to commemorate Artillerymen killed in the Crimean War 1854-56. The print is stamped: 'Photo. Estab. War Dept.'

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Monument outside RM Repository, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/50
Scope and Contents

148 x 99 mm. A view of the Monument from the road.

Dates: 1886
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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Quarter Masters, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/141
Scope and Contents

226 x 186 mm.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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R.M. Repository. Woolwich, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/41
Scope and Contents

98 x 150 mm. A view looking along a woodland path with two figures seated on the grass beside the track. Young is the figure nearer the camera.

Dates: 1886
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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R.M. Repository. Woolwich, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/42
Scope and Contents

99 x 152 mm. A view looking along a woodland path with two figures seated on the grass beside the track. Young is the figure on the right.

Dates: 1886
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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R.M. Repository. Woolwich, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/43
Scope and Contents

99 x 150 mm. A view showing two men (one of them Young) in a punt, with a woman and child standing on the bank.

Dates: 1886
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 Thames, from Woolwich Arsenal], 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/44
Scope and Contents

91 x 105 mm. A view showing a steamer and two square-rigged sailing boats on the Thames.

Dates: 1886
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 Thames, from Woolwich Arsenal], 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/45
Scope and Contents

84 x 102 mm. A view showing a paddle steamer and a sailing ship on the Thames.

Dates: 1886
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 Thames, from Woolwich Arsenal], 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/46
Scope and Contents

176 x 83 mm. A moon-lit view of a ship at anchor in the Thames.

Dates: 1886
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 Thames, from Woolwich Arsenal, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/47
Scope and Contents

89 x 104 mm. A view showing sailing boats and steamers on the Thames.

Dates: 1886
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 Thames, from Woolwich Arsenal, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3016A/48
Scope and Contents

87 x 104 mm. A view of a steamer on the Thames.

Dates: 1886
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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Woolwich parade 1828. Field Officer of the day and staff, RA, 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/139
Scope and Contents

238 x 178 mm. Photographic copy of an engraving.

Dates: 1828
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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Woolwich parade by Lieut Sandham RE 1828 or 1829, 1828 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/140
Scope and Contents

238 x 179 mm. Photographic copy of an engraving. Henry Sandham (d. 1868) served in the Royal Engineers from 1813. He was promoted to Lieutenant General in 1866.

Dates: 1828 - 1829
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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