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Assouan [Aswan], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/23

Scope and Contents

228 x 157 mm. A fine landscape taken from the top of a hill opposite the Isle of Elephantine and looking north along the Nile. Two Europeans stand in the foreground watching the scene below where dhows are moored along the riverbank unloading produce. The town itself is visible on the skyline in the distance.


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from water staining along one edge.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-06 09:10:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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