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Album souvenir d'Alexandrie: Ruines, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A
Scope and Contents

An album of albumen prints. This collection contains a series of views of destruction caused by the bombardment of the city on 11 July 1882 when the English fleet attempted to destroy Arabi Pasha's nationalist forces. The photographs are captioned in French on the photographs themselves.

Dates: 1882
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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: Egypt (nation) X
  • Names: Fiorillo, L, fl. 1870-1889 (photographer) X

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