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Slide set: Egypt (lecture: York & Son, 60 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1

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Slide 2
Alexandria -- We land
Slide 3
Alexandria -- Pompey's Pillar
Slide 4
Alexandria -- Cleopatra's Needle
Slide 5

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Slide 6
Cairo -- Lattice windows
Slide 7
Cairo -- View from the Citadel
Slide 8

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Slide 9

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Slide 10
Cairo -- Mosque of Mohammed Ali
Slide 11

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Slide 12**
Cairo -- Heliopolis
Slide 13

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Slide 14
Cairo -- Prince of Wales' Palace
Slide 15
Cairo -- Pyramids, crossing the Nile
Slide 16

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Slide 17
Cairo -- Section of Pyramid
Slide 18

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Slide 19

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Slide 20
Nile -- The Dahabeah, exterior
Slide 21
Nile -- The Dahabeah, interior
Slide 22
Nile -- A Cargo Boat
Slide 23

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Slide 24

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Slide 25

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Slide 26
Slide 27

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Slide 28

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Slide 29

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Slide 30

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Slide 31
Dendera -- Porch of the Temple
Slide 32
Thebes -- Plan of the Ruins
Slide 33
Thebes -- Plan of a Temple
Slide 34**
Thebes -- Memnonium, East Gate
Slide 35
Thebes -- Colossi
Slide 36
Thebes -- Medinet Abou, from North-West
Slide 37**
Thebes -- Medinet Abou, Hall of Columns
Slide 38
Thebes -- Medinet Abou, Christian Church
Slide 39
Thebes -- Luxor
Slide 40**
Thebes -- Approach to Karnac
Slide 41**
Thebes -- Karnac, Central Avenue
Slide 42**
Thebes -- Karnac, Hall of Columns
Slide 43
Thebes -- South Wall of Court of Sheshonk
Slide 44

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Slide 45**
Slide 46

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Slide 47
Koum Ombou
Slide 48
Assouan -- Isle of Elephantine
Slide 49

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Slide 50**
Philae -- Great Propylon and Outer Court
Slide 51

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Slide 52
Philae -- View of foot of Cataract
Slide 53
Philae -- View of, from Biggeh
Slide 54
Philae -- Biggeh and Nubians
Slide 55
Philae -- View of, looking North
Slide 56

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Slide 57

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Slide 58

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Slide 59
Nubia -- Ipsamboul, Small Temple
Slide 60
Nubia -- Ipsamboul, Great Temple
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Alternative title
Number of slides

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

in stock of Gardner & Co. [1891-1920], dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 250)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1912 (item ref. 2390-2452)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 253)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

James Comper Gray, Egypt (London: York & Son, c.1890)

Related slide set

see generic title Egypt (generic set title)


The Riley and Chapman catalogues use the title Egypt and the Nile.


35 slides in Chetham's Library, Manchester

1 slide known to exist in private collection

1 slide in Ilfracombe Museum Collection

11 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

Lucerna ID  3000577

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 February 2019

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