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Qina (governate)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

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The Avenue of Sphinxes at Karnak, 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041C/4
Scope and Contents

241 x 193 mm. A view looking down on a section of the Avenue of Sphinxes which leads from the Temple of Mut to the Temple of Amenophis II at Karnac. Erected by Rameses II.

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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The broken obelisk, Karnac, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/32
Scope and Contents

226 x 160 mm. A view showing a European and two Arabs standing among the ruins of Kamac in front of the fallen obelisk. IN the background stand the Hall of Columns and another obelisk.

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 court of Shishak, Karnac, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/9
Scope and Contents

159 x 223 mm. A view showing the remains of part of the temple of Amon at Karnac with painted hieroglyphs on the standing walls and fallen pillars and debris littering 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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The granite pylon, Thebes, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/12
Scope and Contents

225 x 160 mm. A view showing the ruins of a gateway at Karnac built from large blocks of granite. Frith compares these ruins to the gateway seen in Y30214A/25: '... the present view represents an older, more massive, but less elegant and less elaborately sculptured, edifice which I have called the Granite Pylon, in consequence of its being, as I believe, the only existing extensive pylon-gateway constructed solely of that material.'

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 Memnonium, Thebes, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/35
Scope and Contents

225 x 157 mm. A view showing two of the still standing halls of the Memnonium (more properly the Ramesseum) with an Egyptian and a camel 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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The statue of Memnon, Plain of Thebes, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/29
Scope and Contents

232 x 155 mm. A view showing the two vast seated statues of Amenophis III which were erected in front of the mortuary temple, now disappeared. In the foreground are two Europeans and an Egyptian. The central figure (leaning on a rifle) is identified in 'Creative Camera' (December 1979) in a similar, though not identical view, as being Frith himself.

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 statues of Memnon, plain of Thebes, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/33
Scope and Contents

150 x 224 mm. A view showing a close up of the statues in a vertical formal. There is an European holding a rifle, and a camel, standing 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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The temple palace, Medinet Haboo [Habu], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/35
Scope and Contents

233 x 156 mm. A view showing the ruins of the Palace of Rameses II at Medinet Haboo with an Arab and his horse standing in the courtyard 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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Travels in Europe, 1874-07-11 - 1875-01-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/2
Scope and Contents The diary describes Laing's journey through Great Britain (chiefly Scotland), July-September 1874 (pp. 1-32); France, Switzerland and Italy, September-December (pp. 33-144); Greece and Asia Minor, December (pp. 144-186); Egypt, December 1874-January 1875 (pp. 188-216); the Suez Canal and Palestine, January (pp. 218-270); and Egypt, 17-25 January; ending at Keneh with the note 'Continued in Vol. II' (pp. 272-286). The journey was apparently made in the company of an American, T.E. Screven...
Dates: 1874-07-11 - 1875-01-23
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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Valley of the Tombs of the Kings, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/26
Scope and Contents 280 x 155 mm. A view looking along the bare landscape of the Valley of the Tombs of the Kings at Thebes, with donkeys standing in the road in the foreground. Frith comments: 'they are situated at a distance of five or six miles from the river, at the extremity of a deep and romantic gorge in the mountains. The entire course of this ravine presents a spectacle of desolate grandeur, which is in the highest degree impressive ... There is not a blade of grass, nor a sign of life except when a...
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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View at Karnac from the granite pylon, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/2
Scope and Contents

227 x 156 mm. A view looking from the granite pylon over the tumbled ruins of Karnac towards two distant obelisks (?obelisks of Thut-mose I and Queen Hat-shepsut).

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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View at Luxor, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/8
Scope and Contents 230 x 158 mm. A view showing monumental temple columns with a stone wall and a partially obscured obelisk (? the Tuthmoside obelisk) in the background. According to Frith: 'The great columns represented in my picture, with the expanded lotus flower capital, will at once be familiar to every Nile traveller; many of whom I have no doubt, with myself ... have hurried past the superb columns in hot haste to the temple Mustapha-Aga, the native English consular agent, for their letters! ...
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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'Wassa', the Battalion dog, belonging to nobody, but went through Atbara and Omdurman battles, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/219
Scope and Contents

155 x 127 mm. A view showing 'Wassa', a small mongrel, standing on two cases in the foreground, with Cameron Highlanders and Sudanese in the background. Presumably 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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'Wassa', the Battalion dog, belonging to nobody, but went through Atbara and Omdurman battles, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/220
Scope and Contents

155 x 127 mm. A view showing 'Wassa', a small mongrel, standing on two cases in the foreground, with Cameron Highlanders and Sudanese in the background. Presumably 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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