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Al-Iskandariyah (governate)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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).
 Item

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).
 Item

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).
 Item

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).