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J.N.L., J.R. Stoddard, T.E. Screven, 1875-01-01

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/2/40

Scope and Contents

57 x 93 mm. Group with Stoddard seated centre, Laing and Screven standing on either side. All three wear fezzes. T.E. Screven from New York (‘Edward’) was travelling with Laing. Stoddard, from Boston, made their acquaintance in Rome on 3 November, and accompanied them in their travels until 21 January 1875, when Laing and Screven set off up the Nile. The photograph was taken in Cairo on 1 January 1875, though the photographer is unknown. ‘Later on Stoddard complained of illness & had to go to bed. We sent for a doctor who found he had got sun stroke from wearing a 'fez‘ cap.’

Dates

  • 1875-01-01

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Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2014-09-02 17:03:17+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

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