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Egypt (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 725 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[View from camp], 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/137
Scope and Contents

70 x 45 mm. A view looking over a tent, of the landscape, and buildings in the distance. A caption on the album page reads 'Cairo and Baghdad', this particular image was probably taken in Cairo.

Dates: 1927
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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View from Philae, looking north, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/11
Scope and Contents

234 x 152 mm. A view showing the temple colonnades at the left of the print with the Nile winding away through a rocky landscape beyond. The island of Philae lies above the Asswan Dam, completed in 1906, and when the sluices were closed, the island was submerged. With the building of the second dam the problem of the survival of the monuments at Philae became acute and a twenty year project to remove the buildings to Agilkia has recently been completed.

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

View from the Great Pyramid, 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041C/3
Scope and Contents

241 x 193 mm. A view from the top of the Great Pyramid of Cheops looking south-west towards the second and third pyramids (the Khefren and Menkewre pyramids), with the Libyan desert in the background.

Dates: 1921
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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[View in Cairo], 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/4
Scope and Contents

272 x 217 mm. View looking along a hillside towards the crenellated ramparts of an unidentified fortress. Precise location unknown.

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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View of Aswan Town, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/391
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).
 Item

View on the Island of Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/34
Scope and Contents

229 x 152 mm. A view showing part of the temple of Isis and the colonnade leading up to it, with broken rubble and stone in the foreground.

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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View on the Suez Canal, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/9
Scope and Contents

261 x 195 mm. View looking along the Suez Canal, with a sailing vessel in the distance.

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).
 Fonds

Views in Australia, Egypt, Aden, Asia and other places chiefly circa 1908-1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)
Scope and Contents The collection was originally housed in seven boxes, four of which were specially made with individual slots for slides. These were numbered 3, 6, 10 and 11 and the remaining boxes were unnumbered. Presumably these formed part of a larger collection, but nothing is known of the original owner or the fate of any other boxes. For conservation reasons, the collection has since been re-boxed. The captions given are normally those which appear on the slides themselves. They have been used as...
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Village Arabe et pyramide, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/8
Scope and Contents

278 x 216 mm. A view looking across part of the Nile towards an Arab settlement with a pyramid in the left background. Photograph by Georgiladakis.

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).
 Item

Village et pyramides, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/9
Scope and Contents

278 x 220 mm. A view looking across part of the Nile towards an Arab settlement with a pyramid in the left background. Photograph by Georgiladakis.

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

Volume I : Outward journey and Ceylon October-December 1907, 1907-10 - 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1
Scope and Contents The album now contains prints numbered in the range 1-167 (originally there were 147). Added numbers are: 60A, 60B, 90A and 99A; spoiled: 37-39, 56, 57, 61, 63, 80, 119, 123, 160, 165; not used 41, 44, 49, 52, 60, 75, 84, 95, 140, 141, 142, 151; missing: 43, 48, 99, 153. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 99A, 166-167 follow 69 and 136 follows 74. Subjects covered in this album are: Port Said;Cape Gardafui;Ceylon...
Dates: 1907-10 - 1907-12
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

Vue d’ Assouan, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/24
Scope and Contents

288 x 225 mm A view from the Nile looking towards Aswan, with dhows and steamboats moored and the bank and the houses of the town beyond. The town lies some five miles north of the dam on the eastern bank of the river.

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).
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Vue d'Alexandrie et les bains de mer, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/8
Scope and Contents

276 x 222 mm. View looking along a section of waterfront at Alexandria, not precisely located, but probably on the East 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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Vue générale de Port Said, 1898 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AAA/16
Scope and Contents

280 x 220 mm.

Dates: 1898 - 1901
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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Vue générale des Pyramides, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/92
Scope and Contents

282 x 226 mm.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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

'Wassa', the Battalion dog, belonging to nobody, but went through Atbara and Omdurman battles, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/219
Scope and Contents

155 x 127 mm. A view showing 'Wassa', a small mongrel, standing on two cases in the foreground, with Cameron Highlanders and Sudanese in the background. Presumably at Luxor Station.

Dates: 1898
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

'Wassa', the Battalion dog, belonging to nobody, but went through Atbara and Omdurman battles, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/220
Scope and Contents

155 x 127 mm. A view showing 'Wassa', a small mongrel, standing on two cases in the foreground, with Cameron Highlanders and Sudanese in the background. Presumably at Luxor Station.

Dates: 1898
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

West Bank looking east, 1905-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/23
Scope and Contents

285 x 228 mm. A view looking along the northern face of the dam showing hundreds of labourers at work on the construction of the masonry aprons below the sluices (see Y3041B/13, 15, 17, and 18).

Dates: 1905-06-07
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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West Part of Dam looking north, from Coror 22/5/06, 1906-05-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/4
Scope and Contents

283 x 230 mm. A distant view of the western section of the dam with the small houses and gardens of Coror in the foreground.

Dates: 1906-05-22
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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Western desert: ‘ack ack’, German wrecks including a Junkers Ju 52/3M, searchlights over Alexandria, captured German guns and armoured vehicles including a 8.8cm Flak 36/37, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/303-08
Scope and Contents From the File:

Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.

Dates: 1942
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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Where the Chatham sunk - Suez Canal, 1906-03-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/97
Scope and Contents From the File: 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: 1906-03-15
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

[Woman and waiters], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/106
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing a woman sat with waiters stood either side of her. The waiters are both wearing fez caps. 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).
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Women fetching water, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/402
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).
 Item

[Women on camels], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/80
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm. Showing two women sat on camels. 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).
 Item

[Women on camels], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/81
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing two women sat on camels. 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).

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