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Egypt (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 725 Collections and/or Records:

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Koum Ombo, Upper Egypt, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/3
Scope and Contents 235 x 138 mm. A view showing the massive ruins of the temple of Horus and Sobk at Kom Ombo with two figures standing beside a sculptured block of stone as an indication of size. As seen here the temple lies buried in sand to over half its height, and according to Frith: 'the accumulated sands of ages have buried this once magnificent pile to the capitals of the columns, and its stunted height strikes you as strangely disproportionate to the vastness of its other dimensions, and the immense...
Dates: 1857
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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La brêche dans la mosque du Chiek Migaud, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/5
Scope and Contents

264 x 198 mm. A view showing a large hole in the wall of the mosque, presumably the effect of a single unexploded shell.

Dates: 1882
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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La Cour Martiale au Palais de Justice, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/26
Scope and Contents

263 x 200 mm. A view showing a court-martial being held on the pavement outside the Palais de Justice. A group of Arabs stands under armed guard before two wooden tables at which are seated Naval Officers (unidentified). The work of suppressing looters was commenced on July 15: Archer states that looters were to be flogged and incendaries caught in the act were to be shot.

Dates: 1882
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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La maison d'Araby Pacha à l'Arsenal, 1882-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/3
Scope and Contents

262 x 198 mm. A view looking along the street towards Arabi Pasha's house, in front of which stands a contingent of marines posing for the photograph. Probably taken on July 14 when a party of marines landed to occupy the Ras-el-Teen Palace (situated on the peninsula to the west of the Arsenal).

Dates: 1882-07
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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La maison de M. le Cte Zogheb (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/41
Scope and Contents

262 x 199 mm. A view showing the still-standing façade with firegutted interior of Count Zogheb's house (not the same building as seen in Y3041A/40). Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1882
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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La maison S. Zogheb (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/40
Scope and Contents

260 x 198 mm. A view showing the rubble-filled ruins of the house of S. Zogheb. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1882
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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La maison Veuve Adib (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/31
Scope and Contents

263 x 198 mm. A view looking along a street towards the harbour, with the ruined house of Widow Adib in the right foreground.

Dates: 1882
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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La mosquée du Chiek Migaud ou Arabi fit sa dernière priere, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/4
Scope and Contents

261 x 200 mm. A view showing the apparently undamaged mosque and minaret with Arabi Pasha's house to the left.

Dates: 1882
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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La Place de Consuls côté droit (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/18
Scope and Contents

264 x 199 mm. A view showing the ruined houses in the street running along the south side of the Great Square with the archway to the Passage Napier in the left foreground.

Dates: 1882
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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La Place de l'Eglise (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/43
Scope and Contents

262 x 197 mm. A view showing ruined buildings and rubble in the Place de l'Eglise. Exact location unknown, but possibly in front of the great Church on the south side of the rue Mosquée Attarin.

Dates: 1882
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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La Place de l'Encan (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/49
Scope and Contents

263 x 199 mm. A view showing the ruins of the Place de l'Encan (Auction Square) with two figures sitting among the rubble in the foreground.

Dates: 1882
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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La Place des Consuls après l'incendie, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/15
Scope and Contents 263 x 197 mm. A view taken from the Palais de Justice looking along the Great Square in a south-easterly direction showing the destruction wrought by the fires started in the European quarter by Arabi's retreating army and other looters. In the foreground there is fire fighting equipment and a few marines: 'They [a landing party of 200 men under Major Phillips] then entered what had been the great square; the equestrian statue of Mohammed Ali still stood in the centre, and behind it rose...
Dates: 1882
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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La Place des Consuls avant l'incendie, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/14
Scope and Contents

262 x 198 mm. A view looking north-west along the central square of Alexandria, also variously known as Place Nehemet Ali and the Great Square. In the foreground stand a pool and fountain with two avenues of trees leading towards the equestrian statue of Mohammed Ali visible in the background, with the Palais de Justice beyond.

Dates: 1882
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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La Place des Consuls côté gauche (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/17
Scope and Contents

256 x 199 mm. A view looking along the street beside the Great Square showing the ruins of the houses of European residents.

Dates: 1882
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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La Place des Consults dans l'état actuel, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/16
Scope and Contents

261 x 198 mm. A view looking along the street which runs alongside the Great Square with small wooden stalls lining the square and figures standing on the roadway and pavement watching the photographer.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue Chérif Pacha (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/36
Scope and Contents

263 x 199 mm. A view showing gutted houses and debris in the Rue Cherif Pacha with a blurred crowd of people inspecting the ruins at the far end of the road. The street runs south east from the Great Square to the Boulevard Ismail.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue Chérif Pacha (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/37
Scope and Contents

262 x 200 mm. A view of ruins in the Rue Cherif Pacha with two Egyptians wearing fezzes in the foreground.

Dates: 1882
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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La rue de la Bourse (sauvée), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/27
Scope and Contents

262 x 199 mm. A view looking along the undamaged Rue de la Bourse with pedestrians and ponytraps on the roadway. The street runs north-east from the Great Square to the New Port.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue de la Poste Italienne (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/33
Scope and Contents

263 x 198 mm. A view looking along the paved street lined with gutted houses and debris and with a few bystanders posing for the photographer. The offices of the Credit Lyonnais are on the left foreground.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue de la Poste Italienne (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/34
Scope and Contents

262 x 199 mm. A view showing another section of the street, with great destruction apparent.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue de la Poste Italienne (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/35
Scope and Contents

252 x 200 mm. Another view of gutted houses and debris in the Rue de la Poste Italienne.

Dates: 1882
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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[La] Rue Mosquée Attarin, coin de la Rue des Soeurs (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/45
Scope and Contents

259 x 196 mm. A view showing ruined buildings in the Rue Mosquée Attarin. The Rue des Soeurs runs south from the great Square.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue Mosquée Attarin, coin des Cent Milles Articles (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/44
Scope and Contents

263 x 198 mm. A view showing the ruins of small shops on La Rue Mosquée Attarin. Exact location of the Cent Milles Articles unknown, but presumably a bazaar or market area of small businesses.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue Mosquée Attarin (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/42
Scope and Contents

264 x 197 mm. A view looking along this rubble strewn street which runs parallel to the Great Square.

Dates: 1882
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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La Rue Sésostris (ruines), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/38
Scope and Contents

262 x 197 mm. A view showing gutted houses and rubble in Rue Sesostris, which runs from the Boulevard Ismail (also known as Rue de la Porte de Rosette) to Rue de l'eglise Copte.

Dates: 1882
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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