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Aswan (governorate)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

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Nile near Korosko, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/2
Scope and Contents

76 x 51 mm.

Dates: 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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Nile near Korosko, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/3
Scope and Contents

99 x 110 mm.

Dates: 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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North Side of Dam looking east 23/12/02, 1902-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/5
Scope and Contents

291 x 241 mm. A view from below the north side of the dam showing a torrent of water pouring from below sluice gates, with two Europeans standing on a rock in the foreground. The figure on the left is probably Captain (later Sir) Henry G. Lyons (1864-1944) Director-General of the Survey of Egypt.

Dates: 1902-12-23
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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North side of dam looking west, 1906-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/16
Scope and Contents

286 x 321 mm A view showing water pouring through a set of sluices in the dam.

Dates: 1906-06-10
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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Officers' Quarters, Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/9
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. An exterior view of the officers' quarters at Aswan, a bungalow with a garden in the foreground.

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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[Official Inauguration Ceremony, Aswan Dam, December 10th 1902], 1902-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/35
Scope and Contents

268 x 223 mm. A view looking down on the Navigation Canal and the western end of the dam, where a large crowd are gathered round the final piece of masonry to be inserted on the dam by the Duchess of Connaught, whose husband had laid the foundation stone on February 12th 1899.

Dates: 1902-12-10
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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Pharaoh's Bed, Island of Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/19
Scope and Contents 232 x 159 mm. A view showing the tall and magnificent ruins of the temple with a Nile-boat moored at the left of the print. Frith comments: 'Philae is the most beautiful thing in Egypt; and the temple, absurdly called Pharaoh's Bed, is the most beautiful thing upon the island. I flatter myself, too, somewhat upon the quality of my photograph, - light transparent shadows [always difficult to achieve in the harshness of the Egyptian sun], sweet half-tones, oh discriminating public! It is...
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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Pharaoh's Bed, Island of Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/7
Scope and Contents

232 x 156 mm. A view from the top of the pylon of the Great Temple and the small temple called Pharaoh's Bed.

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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Philæ, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/10
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view of 'Pharaoh's Bed', a temple on the island of Philae south of Aswan, with the Nile in the foreground.

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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Philæ, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/11
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing the pylons of the Temple of Isis on Philae, with the Nile in the foreground.

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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Philæ, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/12
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A distant view of Philae showing the Temple of Isis and 'Pharaoh's Bed'.

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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Phylae [i.e. Philae], Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/364
Scope and Contents

40 x 70 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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Phylae [i.e. Philae], Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/376
Scope and Contents

130 x 85 mm. Showing a temple.

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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Phylae - Pylone et Pierre en granit, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/33
Scope and Contents

229 x 289 mm. A view showing one of the pylons at the Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, finely sculptured with figures and hieroglyphics. At the foot of the pylon sit two young Egyptians in front of a massive granite block carved with hieroglyphs.

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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Phylae Temple, Assouan, Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/3
Scope and Contents

140 x 90 mm. A view of the temple form the sea.

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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Phylae - temples of Isis and Osiris, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/202
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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Ruined mosque near Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/24
Scope and Contents

230 x 162 mm. A landscape view of the ruined mosque and its tower in the foreground, the Nile beyond and the Island of Philae in the distance. This view was taken near the village of Mishdd. In his commentary, Frith states: 'The picture being almost an instantaneous one, the waves or ripples upon the river re preserved, although perhaps somewhat at the expense of the deeper shadows.

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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South edge of the Island of Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/25
Scope and Contents

235 x 156 mm. A view looking across the Nile towards the riverwall and temples of Philae. Visible behind the wall are part of Pharaoh's Bed and the pylon gateways of the Great Temple.

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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South Side of Dam from West Bank, 1902-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/2
Scope and Contents 291 x 241 mm. A view showing the dam at a slightly earlier stage of construction than Y3041B/1, with work still in progress on the roadway across the dam and with the navigation locks in the foreground still at the quarrying stage. The reservoir side of the dam is virtually empty, with no water remaining from the floods of 1901, which were exceptionally low: from the builders’ point of view this was welcome since it allowed work on the dam to start earlier in the year than was usual....
Dates: 1902-05-29
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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Sternwheelers at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/3
Scope and Contents

163 x 114 mm. A view showing one of the boats used to transport troops to Wadi Halfa, moored at Aswan.

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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Temple of Isis. Phylae, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/198
Scope and Contents

44 x 70 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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Temple of Phylae [i.e. Philae], Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/367
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 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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Temple of Phylae [i.e. Philae], Mar 1920, 1920-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/371
Scope and Contents

140 x 85 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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The approach to Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/10
Scope and Contents 232 x 156 mm. A superb landscape showing the rounded forms of granite boulders in the foreground, the Nile beyond the buildings of Philae on the island in the background. Frith himself was well aware of the success of this viewpoint: 'This is one of the few views which a photograph can render without, perhaps, greatly distracting from its artistic frame. Everybody has sketched it - many clever artists have painted it - Murray has engraved it for his 'Guide', and now, in these later days,...
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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The colonnade, Island of Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/15
Scope and Contents

226 x 155mm. A view looking south along the colonnade on the western side of the island which leads to the Great Temple, with the Nile beyond and the granite formations on the Island of Biggeh in the background.

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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