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Bab el Kebir, 1906-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/14

Scope and Contents

284 x 229 mm. A view showing an army of Egyptian labourers quarrying granite for the dam. The work is entirely manual; the rock, broken with picks, is being carried up wooden walkways to the top of the quarry where it is loaded into railway trolleys.


  • Creation: 1906-04-20


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Language of Materials



Fiorillo, L, fl 1870-1889, photographer

Finding aid date

2012-10-03 09:26:29+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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