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Aswan (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Assouan [Aswan], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/23
Scope and Contents

228 x 157 mm. A fine landscape taken from the top of a hill opposite the Isle of Elephantine and looking north along the Nile. Two Europeans stand in the foreground watching the scene below where dhows are moored along the riverbank unloading produce. The town itself is visible on the skyline in the distance.

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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Assouan (Shellal) - Phylae Temple, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/1
Scope and Contents

138 x 52 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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[Assouan (Shellal). Seaplane Station Site on right], 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/12
Scope and Contents

81 x 56 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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Assouan (Shellal). Seaplane Station Site on right, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/7/4
Scope and Contents

140 x 70 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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[Aswan Dam from West Bank], 1902-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/37
Scope and Contents

828 x 215 mm. (panoramic view composed of three joined prints). A view from above the navigation canal looking along the length of the north face of the dam. The photograph was taken at about the same period as Y3041B/8, August 1902. Photograph by A. Marques, Aswan. Another copy of this print can be found at Y304A/10.

Dates: 1902-08
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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At Assouan. Maj. Brackley, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/201
Scope and Contents

44 x 70 mm. Major Brackley on a donkey.

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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Bed of Nile below Assouan Dam, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/199
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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Bishareen Arabs, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/8
Scope and Contents

78 x 78 mm. A view showing three Arabs standing against a rocky background (at Aswan ?). The Bisharin are part of the mountain people known collectively as Beja, a group which also includes the Hadendowa.

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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Brackley at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/51
Scope and Contents

80 x 100 mm. Showing Major H. G. Brackley (Pilot) on a mule/donkey arriving at the aerodrome at Assouan on the morning of the aeroplane crash.

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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[Brackley at Aswan], 1920-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/67
Scope and Contents

90 x 125 mm. Showing Brackley sat on a donkey/mule. The caption continues: 'Handley page entry. Pilot (Major H.G. Brackley) arriving at the aerodrome at Assouan on the morning of the crash.'

Dates: 1920-01
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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Camerons disembarking at Assouan [i.e. Aswan], 1898

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

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).
 Fonds

Construction of the Aswan Dam

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).

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

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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Mohammed Fadi, Spy, imprisioned and mutilated by Khalifa, 1898

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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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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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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The Dam. Assouan, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/200
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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View of Aswan Town, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/391
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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Vue d’ Assouan, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/24
Scope and Contents

288 x 225 mm A view from the Nile looking towards Aswan, with dhows and steamboats moored and the bank and the houses of the town beyond. The town lies some five miles north of the dam on the eastern bank of the river.

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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Vue des Cataracts d ‘Assouan, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B/28
Scope and Contents

289 x 228 mm. A pleasant landscape study looking along the Nile somewhere between Aswan town and the dam with small granite islands in midstream and dhows sailing in the foreground.

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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