Aswan (inhabited place)
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
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.
138 x 52 mm.
81 x 56 mm.
140 x 70 mm.
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.
44 x 70 mm. Major Brackley on a donkey.
70 x 44 mm.
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.
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.
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.'
152 x 138 mm. A view showing Camerons leaving one of the double-decker transport barges.
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.
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).
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.
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.
78 x 78 mm. An exterior view of the officers' quarters at Aswan, a bungalow with a garden in the foreground.
163 x 114 mm. A view showing one of the boats used to transport troops to Wadi Halfa, moored at Aswan.
70 x 44 mm.
Approximately 220 x 160 mm. Photographer unknown.
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.
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.