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Egyptian scenes

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041C

Scope and Contents

Loose photographs, measuring approximately 204 x 190 mm, with handwritten captions on their borders (shortened for this catalogue). The prints show scenes, mainly archaeological, in Egypt.


  • Creation: 1921


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Smuts Librarian for South Asian and Commonwealth Studies for further details of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Donald McLeish was a commercial photographer active in the Middle East and England during the 1920s. He took many views in Egypt in the 1920s.


1 file(s) (8 images in 1 file)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Prints are in generally good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 15.


This collection level description was entered by PJ using information from the original typescript catalogue.


McLeish, Donald, 1879-1950, photographer

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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