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Alexandria - Place des Consuls, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/4

Scope and Contents

280 x 228 mm. View looking NW along the central square of Alexandria (also variously known as Place Mehemet Ali and the Great Square), with the equestrian statue of Mohammed Ali in the middleground and the Palais de Justice beyond. At the left is a building under scaffolding, presumably still being repaired or rebuilt after the naval bombardment of 1882. The caption on the print is hard to read. Photograph by Zangaki.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, some fading.

Related Materials

For details of the naval bombardment of 1882 see Y3041A, particularly 14-20 which show views of the square immediately after the destruction.



Date information

DateText: The photographs were probably taken in the 1880s..


Zangaki, - , fl 1880-1899, photographer

Finding aid date

2003-10-08 11:59:02+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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