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Aswan (governorate)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

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Camerons disembarking at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/212
Scope and Contents

152 x 138 mm. A view showing Camerons leaving one of the double-decker transport barges.

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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Capt. von Tiedemann, German Military Attaché, 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/5
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing Captain Adolf von Tiedemann (1865-1915) standing at the bottom of a flight of steps (at Aswan ?). Tiedemann was an officer with Peters' Emin Pasha Expedition and served as an observer during the Dongola Expedition.

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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Cataract Hotel - Assouan, 1905 - 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/27
Scope and Contents

286 x 222 mm. A view from Elephantine Island looking across the Nile towards the Cataract Hotel, an imposing building that overlooks the river south of the town.

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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Cataract Hôtel - Salle à manger, 1905 - 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/34
Scope and Contents

295 x 232 mm. A view looking along the spacious dining-room of the Cataract Hotel, a high ceilinged room in vaguely Egyptian style, with rows of tables laid for a meal.

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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Construction of the Aswan Dam

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

This collection of photographs by D. S. George, F. Fiorillo and G. Lekegian provides an important record of the construction work on the dam, with great detail discernible in some of the larger pictures. In addition there are photographs reflecting aspects of British social life in Egypt (plates 40-60) and the outbreak of war in 1914 (plates 61-67). The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.

Dates: 1902 - 1914
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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Count Calderari, Italian Military Attaché, 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/6
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing Count Calderari standing on a flight of steps (at Aswan ?). Presumably Calderari was the Italian observer on the expedition.

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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Crocodile on a sand bank, 1857

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/31
Scope and Contents

233 x 156 mm. A view showing a large crocodile (probably dead) on the banks of the Nile in the Philae region.

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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Dam from East, 1903-04-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/3
Scope and Contents

291 x 243 mm. A view looking down onto and along the top of the dam shortly after the official opening with the reservoir, at left, filled with flood water.

Dates: 1903-04-01
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).
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[Digging irrigation canals], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/38
Scope and Contents

299 x 239 mm. A view showing Egyptian labourers digging an irrigation canal with horse drawn railway trolleys for transporting earth.

Dates: 1902
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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Doum palm and ruined mosque, Philae, 1857

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/28
Scope and Contents

229 x 164 mm. A pleasing composition looking up towards the ruined mosque and the rocky hillside from the bank of the Nile, with a clump of palms 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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East part of Dam from north, 1906-05-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/6
Scope and Contents

285 x 232 mm. A view showing a section of the eastern end of the dam with a small settlement of houses in the foreground (probably the residence of European engineers and supervisors). In the distance the partially submerged island of Philae can just be seen.

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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From West Bank looking East, 1902-11-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/1
Scope and Contents

292 x 143 mm. A view looking along the length of the dam a month before the official opening showing the reservoir on the south side filled with water and some of the sluice gates in operation. In the foreground is a section of navigation locks which bypass the dam, with operating machinery in position.

Dates: 1902-11-07
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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From West Bank looking East, 1906-05-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/13
Scope and Contents

280 x 231 mm. A view looking along the dam showing the newly constructed aprons beneath the sluices (compare with Y3041B/1). In the foreground stands a massive pile of cubes of granite awaiting amalgamation into the dam.

Dates: 1906-05-19
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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From West Bank looking east, 1906-05-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/17
Scope and Contents

287 x 230 mm. A view looking along the northern face of the dam from the West bank. The central sluices of the dam are open, those in the foreground shut off. The photograph gives a clear view of one of the newly constructed ramps.

Dates: 1906-05-19
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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From West bank looking east, 1906-07-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/20
Scope and Contents

256 x 223 mm. A view showing part of the navigation channel and locks with a section of the dam beyond and the full reservoir in the background. Photographer unknown, probably F. Fiorillo.

Dates: 1906-07-17
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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[Island of Philae], 1905 - 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/36
Scope and Contents

814 x 202 mm. (panoramic view composed of three joined prints). A view showing the temples of Isis and ‘Pharaoh’s Bed’ (Temple of Harendotes) under several feet of water from the Aswan Reservoir, with the Island of Biggen in the background. The buildings on the island have now been removed to Agilkia (see ‘The Times’, March 8th 1980).

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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Island of Philae, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/389
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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Island of Philae under water, 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041C/5
Scope and Contents

241 x 193 mm. A view showing the Temple of Isis and Phaoraoh's Bed (Temple of Harendotes) on the island of Philae, under several feet of water from the reservoir at Aswan.

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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Looking East, 1906-05-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/15
Scope and Contents

288 x 231 mm. A view looking down from the dam onto work in progress on the easternmost section where the aprons are not yet complete. Here workmen can be seen laying in place the granite blocks of the ramp necessary to break the fall of water from the sluices.

Dates: 1906-05-08
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 North, 1906-06-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/19
Scope and Contents

287 x 231 mm. A view showing labourers at work on a section of the reservoir side of the dam. The work seems to be connected with altering the size of the sluice gates but may be preliminary work on the thickening and heightening of the dam which took place between 1907 and 1912. See also Y3041B/21. Fiorillo, F.

Dates: 1906-06-09
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 north, 1906-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/21
Scope and Contents

A similar view to Y3041B/19 but showing work at a less advanced stage (the masonry wall visible in the foreground of Y3041B/19 has not yet been constructed in this print).

Dates: 1906-05
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 north, May, 1906], 1906-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/22
Scope and Contents

283 x 227 mm. A very dark print showing a similar scene to Y3041B/21, but from a slightly different viewpoint. Photographer unknown, probably F. Fiorillo.

Dates: 1906-05
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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Mohammed Fadi, Spy, imprisioned and mutilated by Khalifa, 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/7
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing Mohammed Fadi on a flight of steps (at Aswan ?). His right hand and left foot have been chopped off.

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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[Navigation Channels, Aswan], 1902 - 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/10
Scope and Contents

291 x 242 mm. A view looking along the canal which bypasses the dam towards a set of lockgates. Photographer unknown (George or Fiorillo).

Dates: 1902 - 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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Nile near Korosko, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/196
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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