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Egypt (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 725 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Banks Nile. Maj Turner, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/167
Scope and Contents

69 x 44 mm. Major Turner on a horse, with two Africans.

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).
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Barrages d’ Assiout (Côte nord), 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/25
Scope and Contents

289 x 226 mm. A view looking along the north face of the Assiut Barrage, situated about half way between Aswan and Cairo, and built in order to divert water released from the Aswan reservoir into the Ibrahimian Canal.

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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Barrages d’ Assiout (côte sud)., 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/26
Scope and Contents

283 x 227 mm. A view looking along the northern face of the Assiut Barrage (see Y3041B/25).

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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Barrages du Nil, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/30
Scope and Contents

288 x 226 mm. A view showing a section of the Nile Barrage, with sluice gates controlling the level of the river north of the dam.

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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Barrages du Nil - Rive Est (vue générale), 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/31
Scope and Contents

294 x 226 mm. A view looking along the Eastern or Damietta Barrage, a similar construction to the Rosetta Barrage (see Y3041/29).

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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Barrages du Nil - Rive Quest (vue générale), 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/29
Scope and Contents

285 x 227 mm. A view looking along the western or Rosetta Barrage, a brick and stone construction surmounted by turreted towers on the roadway across. The construction, situated at the divide of the Nile north of Cairo, was designed to keep the water of the Nile level at all seasons and do away with the old irrigation machinery (Y3041B/30 and 31). Photograph by G. Kelegian.

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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[Bayonets], 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/67
Scope and Contents

78 x 135 mm. A view showing two Turkish bayonets and their scabbards leaning against a wall. Photographer unknown, probably Henry Williamson.

Dates: 1914
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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[Beached boats], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/117
Scope and Contents

45 x 70 mm. Showing a row of beached boats. 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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Bed of Nile below Assouan Dam, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/199
Scope and Contents

70 x 44 mm.

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).
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Bedouin praying, 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041C/1
Scope and Contents

241 x 192 mm. A view showing a Bedouin Muslim kneeling in the sand at Giza with the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza 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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Bishareen Arabs, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/8
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing three Arabs standing against a rocky background (at Aswan ?). The Bisharin are part of the mountain people known collectively as Beja, a group which also includes the Hadendowa.

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).
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Bivouac at Luxor, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/213
Scope and Contents

153 x 114 mm. A view showing Camerons and stacked rifles 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).
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[Boats on river], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/3
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).
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[Boats on slipway], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/98
Scope and Contents

85 x 130 mm. Showing small boats grounded on a narrow road (a slipway?) between buildings. 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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Brackley at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/51
Scope and Contents

80 x 100 mm. Showing Major H. G. Brackley (Pilot) on a mule/donkey arriving at the aerodrome at Assouan on the morning of the aeroplane crash.

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).
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[Brackley at Aswan], 1920-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/67
Scope and Contents

90 x 125 mm. Showing Brackley sat on a donkey/mule. The caption continues: 'Handley page entry. Pilot (Major H.G. Brackley) arriving at the aerodrome at Assouan on the morning of the crash.'

Dates: 1920-01
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

British Council, 1941 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RBTN 5/10
Scope and Contents

MAR's correspondence and papers as Chairman of the British Council, including a tour of the Near East, particularly to Turkey, Egypt and Iraq, in 1943.

Dates: 1941 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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[Building Interior], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/21
Scope and Contents

45 x 70 mm. Showing many hanging circular objects (lights, perhaps) in the interior of a large stone building. 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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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, Pyramides de Giseh, 1870 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042B/2
Scope and Contents

284 x 219 mm. General view of the Pyramids of Giza with a river in the foreground.

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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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, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/82
Scope and Contents

174 x 214 mm.

Dates: 1872
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 and Baghdad], 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/136
Scope and Contents

70 x 45 mm. Showing a man a woman and a young girl stood beneath a shelter. 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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Cairo and the Nile, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/8/4
Scope and Contents

247 x 196 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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 and the Nile, another view, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/8/5
Scope and Contents

250 x 196 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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