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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

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Aglaea au seuil d'El Guirsch [Aglaea entering El Guisr ?], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/2
Scope and Contents

280 x 216 mm. A view showing a steamer proceeding along the Suez Canal, with high banks of sand on either side and a small steam launch moored in the foreground. The meaning of the title has not been fully determined; whether Aglaea is the name of the steamer is unknown. Photograph by Zangakai.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Alexandria - Place des Consuls, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/4
Scope and Contents

280 x 228 mm. View looking NW along the central square of Alexandria (also variously known as Place Mehemet Ali and the Great Square), with the equestrian statue of Mohammed Ali in the middleground and the Palais de Justice beyond. At the left is a building under scaffolding, presumably still being repaired or rebuilt after the naval bombardment of 1882. The caption on the print is hard to read. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Alexandrie [i.e. Alexandria] - Colone de Pompie [Colonne de Pompée], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/5
Scope and Contents

223 x 283 mm. General view of Pompey's Column, situated to the S of the Arab Cemetery. The column, built of red granite, is 88 feet high including the pedestal and Corinthian capital, and was possibly erected by the Emperor Theodosius to commemorate the destruction of the Serapeum in 391 AD. Its present name stems from the medieval belief that it marked the site of the tomb of Pompey the Great. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arab teachers and pupils], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/9
Scope and Contents

226 x 269 mm. Showing a group of young boys gathered on the ground round their teacher in a courtyard. Photographer unknown, possibly Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arab woman], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/10
Scope and Contents

221 x 278 mm. Three quarter length studio portrait of an Arab woman with a tambourine. Photographer unknown, possibly Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Arab woman], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/12
Scope and Contents

220 x 277 mm. Three quarter length studio portrait of an Arab woman with a water pitcher. Photographer unknown, probably Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bord du Nil et palmiers, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/3
Scope and Contents

276 x 230 mm. A view showing a group of Arabs with their camels on a bank of the Nile. In the background are groves of palm trees with pyramids beyond. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Caire : Le Sphynx [one word illegible] [i.e. Cairo : The Sphinx], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/4
Scope and Contents

218 x 279 mm. A head-on view of the Sphynx at Giza with pyramids in the background. The sphynx is a likeness of King Chephren. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Caire vue d'ensemble [Cairo, general view], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/17
Scope and Contents

275 x 218 mm. General view from an unidentified location, looking over the rooftops of Cairo. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Cairo, vue d'ensemble, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/18
Scope and Contents

282 x 224 mm. General view looking across the city. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Campement de Tereplain [Terre-Plein] a Suez, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/13
Scope and Contents

281 x 224 mm. Showing the landing place, jetty and buildings, with ships moored or at anchor at the left. Terre-Plein stands on an artificial island SE of Suez which was created during the construction of the canal and connected to Suez by a 50 feet wide stone pier. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Caserne de Kasrel Nil [Kasr en-Nil Barracks, Cairo], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/15
Scope and Contents

281 x 226 mm. View from the Great Nile Bridge looking north along the east bank of the Nile, with dhows on the river in the foreground and part of the extensive military barracks at the right. The caption on the print is hard to read. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ecluse amont a Ismailia up-stream lock at Ismailia, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/10
Scope and Contents

261 x 204 mm. General view looking down onto one of the locks at Ismailia. Duplicate at Y302B/23 (signed by Zangaki).

Dates: 1870 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Egyptian fellahin [caption partially illegible], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/3
Scope and Contents

281 x 218 mm. Group portrait of women, children and a man posed in front of vegetation. The caption on the print is hard to read. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Entrée du Canal a Port Said, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/16
Scope and Contents

271 x 215 mm. View looking south over the town and Canal, with docking areas in the background and Lake Menzaleh in the distance. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Entrée du Canal à Port-Said, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/2
Scope and Contents

270 x 218 mm. A view looking down from a roof top, showing quayside buildings and wharfs, ships moored at the entrance to the canal and the open sea on the horizon. No. 48 in a series of photographs by Zangaki.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Ferry across the Suez Canal (i.e. Qanat as-Suways)], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/14
Scope and Contents

276 x 214 mm. Showing a camel caravan boarding a ferry somewhere along the route of the Suez Canal. The caption on the print is hard to read and part has been cut off at some stage. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Le Sphinx et Pyramide de Cheffren [i.e. Abu al-Hawl and the Pyramid of Khafre (Chephren)], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/1
Scope and Contents

279 x 218 mm. General view of the Sphinx with the pyramid of Cheffren in the background. The caption on the print is hard to read. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mosque de [illegible ?Bahouf] et Citadelle, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/20
Scope and Contents 274 x 228 mm. View looking along the eastern wall of the citadel towards the Mosque of Mohammed Ali. The Citadel is situated in the SE corner of Cairo and was begun by Saladin in 1176. The Gamia Mohammed Ali or Alabaster Mosque was begun by Mohammed Ali on the site of a palace blown up in 1824. It was completed in the form seen here by Saibl Pasha in 1857. The architect was a Greek Yasuf Boshna; this possibly accounts for the undeciphered word in the caption. The caption on the print...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[North African woman], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/57
Scope and Contents

21 x 277 mm. Half length seated portrait of a woman wearing a gauze veil. Photographer unknown, probably Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Nubie, Bicharins en voyage, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/26
Scope and Contents

248 x 197 mm. Showing a group of Nubian men mounted on camels, the leader brandishing a spear.

Dates: 1870 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Nubie, Bicharins en voyage, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/27
Scope and Contents

279 x 213 mm. Duplicate of Y3042B/26.

Dates: 1870 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Panorama d'Alexandrie [i.e. Alexandria], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/7
Scope and Contents

277 x 221 mm. General view looking over the rooftops towards the west harbour. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Panorama de Suez [rest of title faded], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/1
Scope and Contents

287 x 223 mm. A view looking over an open square towards the houses of the town and distant hills. Photograph by Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Portrait of a young woman], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/22
Scope and Contents

222 x 294 mm. Full length seated studio portrait of a young woman wearing a fez, embroidered waistcoat and pantaloons. A hookah stands on the table beside her. Photographer unknown, probably Zangaki.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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