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Egypt | Album of 144 photographs of scenes in and around Cairo, 1907-8

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

Egypt | Album of 144 photographs of scenes in and around Cairo, 1907-8

Egypt | Album of 144 photographs of scenes in and around Cairo, 1907-8

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,890

GBP

Egypt


Album of 144 photographs of scenes in and around Cairo, 1907-8


Oblong 4to (215 x 270mm.), 144 silver prints (75 x 98mm., or the reverse), window mounted 4 to a side, recto and verso, captioned in white ink on the mounts, contemporary blue cloth


WITH: vintage silver print of the Egyptian Mahmal loosely inserted (160 x 214mm.), press stamp on the reverse


The photographs include images of Sir Eldon Gorst (British Consul-General to Egypt 1907-11), a young Winston Churchill in Cairo, the ceremony of the Kiswah, and the funeral of Mustafa Kamil Pasha. The views include scenes in and around Cairo, views on the Nile, the 'Khedevial Accession Review, 1908', 'Cairo Rifle Meeting', 'King's birthday Parade at Abdeen, 9th November 1907', views of the pyramids, the railway, and scenes of local life.


PROVENANCE:

Inscribed on upper pastedown: "To G.G. Hutt Esq. with best wishes from Mr & Mrs J. Mettam, Cairo, July 1908"

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Inscribed on upper pastedown: "To G.G. Hutt Esq. with best wishes from Mr & Mrs J. Mettam, Cairo, July 1908"