Construction of the Aswan Dam
Scope and Contents
This collection of photographs by D. S. George, F. Fiorillo and G. Lekegian provides an important record of the construction work on the dam, with great detail discernible in some of the larger pictures. In addition there are photographs reflecting aspects of British social life in Egypt (plates 40-60) and the outbreak of war in 1914 (plates 61-67). The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.
- Creation: 1902 - 1914
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
Members of the Williamson family moved from Cyprus to Egypt at the beginning of the twentieth century and their activities there included work on the Aswan Dam.
68 item(s) (68 images)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Major H.M. Williamson.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 14-15.
This collection level description was entered by NE and MJC using the original typescript catalogue.
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