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Egypt (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 725 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Rock tombs and Belzoni's Pyramid, Gizeh [Giza], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/29
Scope and Contents

230 x 156 mm. A view showing the entrance to a rock tomb in the foreground with a European and two Arabs encamped beside the cave. In the background stands Belzoni's pyramid, the second largest of the pyramids of Gizeh which was entered by Belzoni in 1816.

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).
 Item

[Rocks or mounds], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/37
Scope and Contents

80 x 60 mm. Showing dozens of half dome shaped rocks or mounds in the sand. Location unidentified but probably Egypt.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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).
 File

Royal Tour in India 1905-1906, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7
Scope and Contents Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
Dates: 1905 - 1906
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).
 Item

Royal train, Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/3/44
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1906
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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Rue de la Place de Lesseps à Port-Said, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/3
Scope and Contents

281 x 219 mm. A view looking along the street named after the canal’s engineer, with hotels on either side, and Arabs with a donkey cart in the foreground. No. 457 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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Rue du Caire, Quartier Toulon, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/1
Scope and Contents

217 x 284 mm. View looking along a street in Cairo showing intricately carved wooden balcony windows.

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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Rue Mosquée des Pharaons, Caire [i.e. Cairo], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/24
Scope and Contents

222 x 285 mm. View looking along the street towards the Mosque. 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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Ruine de l'Okelle Francaise (rue Franque), 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A/13
Scope and Contents

263 x 198 mm. A view looking along a paved street with several of the houses reduced to rubble. Exact location unidentified, but probably somewhere in the area of the French Consulate between the New Port and the Great Square. Okelle was a term used in Alexandria to define a large block of houses.

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).
 Item

[Ruins], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/199
Scope and Contents

90 x 60 mm.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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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[Ruins], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/5
Scope and Contents

45 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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).
 Item

[Ruins], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/34
Scope and Contents

230 x 170 mm. An aerial view (or one taken from a high aspect) of ruins to the left, and inhabited buildings on the right.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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).
 Item

Ruins at Korusko, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/388
Scope and Contents

Approximately 220 x 160 mm. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Sakkiyeh [i.e. waterwheel] at Artful, 27.2.20, 1920-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/322
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing cattle on a wooden platform being used to drive a waterwheel.

Dates: 1920-02-27
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).
 Item

Sakkiyeh [i.e. waterwheel] at Artful, 27.2.20 - Neighbours at Shereik, 1920-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/55
Scope and Contents

125 x 70 mm. Showing cattle on a wooden platform being used to drive a waterwheel.

Dates: 1920-02-27
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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Sallie - visit to Heliopolis [i.e. Misr al Jadidah], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/108
Scope and Contents

135 x 85 mm. Showing two women stood beside an automobile in front of an elaborate building/gateway.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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).
 Item

Saqquieh, Caire [i.e. Cairo], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/6
Scope and Contents

223 x 280 mm. Showing three Arabs drawing water from a well. 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).
 File

Scrapbook, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1906
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).
 Item

Sculptures from the outer wall, Dendera, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/10
Scope and Contents

231 x 160 mm. A view showing a wall of finely carved hieroglyphics on the exterior wall of the temple of Hat-Hor at Dendera. It was from this temple that S.L. Saulnier and J.B. Lelorrain looted the famous zodiac of Dendera.

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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Sepoy Guard. Assiut, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/165
Scope and Contents

69 x 45 mm. Members of the guard.

Dates: 1920
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).
 File

Sinai and Palestine - Frith, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C
Scope and Contents

An album of photographs of scenes within Sinai and Palestine.

Dates: 1860
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).
 Item

Sinaitic inscriptions in Wadee El-Mukattab, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/6
Scope and Contents

228 x 157 mm. A close up showing inscriptions carved in a rockface at Wadee El-Mukattab.

Dates: 1860
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).
 File

Sir Charles Cust's album of Royal Tour 1905-1906, 1905-11 - 1906-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9
Scope and Contents Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1905-11 - 1906-03
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Sir Ralph Abercromby's monument, 1834

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/55
Scope and Contents

An undated sketch of the monument to Sir Ralph Abercromby in Egypt, with a separate descriptive note.

Dates: 1834
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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[Small ornate building], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/25
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm.

Dates: 1927 - 1928
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).
 Fonds

South African Cricketer in the Western Desert [i.e. As Sahra' al Gharbiyah]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011X
Scope and Contents British Official Photograph, War Office, showing an unidentified South African corporal batting during an impromptu cricket match with a wicket made of spades. The image measures 209 x 152 mm. The caption on the reverse reads: 'A South African Cricketer in the Western Desert. A well-known African cricketer is now serving with the South African Forces in the Western Desert. He is a Corporal.At the wicket. Despite the very wide wicket and the numerous slips, he still...
Dates: 1942
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 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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