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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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5. Egypt - The pyramids with spinx and temple, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/72
Scope and Contents

A loose stamped postcard captioned on the picture in both English and French. On the reverse is a brief note signed 'H.D.'.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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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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Cairo - Sphinx and Pyramids, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/41
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 1910
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 - The Pyramids, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/39
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 1910
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 - The Sphinx, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/40
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 1910
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 - Tourists mounting the Great Pyramids, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/38
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Loose monochrome postcards showing views in and around Cairo. Published by the Cairo Postcard Trust, Cairo.

Dates: 1910
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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Great Pyramid of Cheops, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/207
Scope and Contents

66 x 44 mm.

Dates: 1920-03
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).
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'Indraghiri'; Red Sea, Mt Sinai [i.e. Gebel Musa], 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/119
Scope and Contents

A view showing W.D. on the deck of the 'Indraghiri' looking through a telescope towards Gebel Musa (not visible).

Dates: 1908 - 1909
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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Le [sic] grande Pyramide de Cheops, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/6
Scope and Contents

280 x 217 mm. A view showing a three quarters profile of the Sphinx with the great Pyramid in the background. An Arab stands on the head of the Sphinx. 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).
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Le Sphinx et Pyramide de Cheffren [i.e. Abu al-Hawl and the Pyramid of Khafre (Chephren)], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/1
Scope and Contents

279 x 218 mm. General view of the Sphinx with the pyramid of Cheffren in the background. 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).
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Looking toward Cairo - top of Great Pyramid, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/205
Scope and Contents

67 x 44 mm.

Dates: 1920-03
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).
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Mount Horeb, Sinai, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/2
Scope and Contents

227 x 160 mm. A view looking across the rocky plain of Er-Raha towards the triple summits of Mount Horeb.

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).
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Mount Serbal, from the Wadee Feyran, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/3
Scope and Contents 227 x 159 mm. A view from the north looking towards the rocky summit of Mount Serbal, with a valley floor and a gnarled tree which, according to Frith 'gives such great vigour to the picture' in the foreground. He continues, in his commentary: 'Nature is here stripped of the beautiful colours and forms that elsewhere vary her surface, and reduced to the above conditions of her older state. This naked simplicity, apart from the effect of lofty mountains and majestic forms, and of the pure...
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).
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N: 611 Les trois pyramides de Giseh, Caire, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/2
Scope and Contents

280 x 223 mm. A professional photograph bearing a caption in French and the name 'H Arnoux' which possibly relates to the photographer. The album page bears the caption 'The pyramids'.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Port Said, Suez, and Aden [i.e. Adan] 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/88-133
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1909
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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Pyramid, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/66
Scope and Contents

125 x 80 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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[Pyramid], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/33
Scope and Contents

230 x 170 mm. Aerial view. Presumably this is the Step Pyramid of Djoser (i.e. Zoser), built at Saqqara, located about 15 kilometres from Giza.

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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(Pyramid], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/198
Scope and Contents

65 x 110 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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[Pyramid], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/200
Scope and Contents

90 x 65 mm. Showing five people, including Tymms, with a pyramid behind them.

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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Pyramide de Cheops, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/19
Scope and Contents

263 x 222 mm. General view of the Great Pyramid. 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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Pyramides et dattiers, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/7
Scope and Contents

279 x 218 mm. A view near the banks of the Nile with mud banks and water in the foreground and a group of Arabs with their camels in front of groves of palm trees beyond. With pyramids in the 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).
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[Pyramids and Sphinx]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/140
Scope and Contents From the File: 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,...
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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[Pyramids and Sphinx]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/146
Scope and Contents From the File: 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,...
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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[Pyramids and Sphinx]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/147
Scope and Contents From the File: 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,...
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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