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W.A. Cross Photo Gallery

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The W.A. Cross Collection (GB165-0513) consists of 117 postcards of Egypt and Somalia c1899-1908. The following images are a selection of some of the postcards of Egypt. These were produced for tourists visiting Egypt and reflect a keen interest in ancient Egyptian archaeology, as well as including images of Cairo, Alexandria and the Aswan dam.

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Aboukir, General View
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Aboukir, Anchorage where the Naval battle took place
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Alexandria, West Bay
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Alexandria, Place Mohammed Ali
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[Aswan] Assuan, The Great Dam letting out 31,880 tons of water per minute
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[Aswan] Assuan, The Great Dam letting out 31,880 tons of water per minute
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[Cairo] Souvenir de Caire
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Cairo, Le Nil
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[Cairo] Vue generale de la Citadelle
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[Cairo] Le pont de Kasr-el-Nil
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Cairo, Mosk Kait Bey
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Cairo, Mosk Kait Bey
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Cairo, General view towards Serghmatach
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Cairo, General view towards Serghmatach
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Cairo, Opera square
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Egypt, Great Delta Barrage from the Gardens
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Egypt, Heliopolis, The Obelisk
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Cairo, The Bazaars
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Cairo, The Khedive’s Palace
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Cairo, Procession of the Holy Carpet
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Cairo, Mosque of Sultan Barkuk
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Cairo, Mosque of Mohammed Ali
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Heluan, The Baths
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Cairo, Chezireh Palace Hotel
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Cairo, Chezireh Palace Hotel
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Cairo, Chezireh Palace Hotel
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Cairo, Grand Continental Hotel
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Cairo, Sultan Hassan and Rifaiyels Mosques
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Cairo, The Mosques and the Roumeleh Square
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Cairo, Mohammed Ali, Mosque and Citadel
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Dendera, Temple of Birth
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Edfu, General view of Temple
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[Esna] Esneh, The Great Dam
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Karnak, General view of the Ruins
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Karnak, Avenue of Sphinxes
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Karnak, Great Festal Temple
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Kom-Ombo, General view of the Temple (East)
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Kom-Ombo, General view of the Courtyard and Hypostilium of the Temple
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Luxur, Le Temple, Statue de Rhamses
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Luxor, Pylon and Obelisk
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Luxor, Temple of Luxor
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Luxor, Temple, Courtyard of Amenophis II
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Memphis, Statue of Ramses under the Palms
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Memphis, Colossal statue of Ramses
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Island of Philae unundated
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[Philae] Philo, The Nile with the Kings of Konosso, Ancient Frontier of Egypt
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[Port Said] Port de Said
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Port Said, General view
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Port Said, Lesseps statue
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Port Said, Arab Town
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Port Said, The Suez and Freshwater Canals, showing 14 miles
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Port Said, Entrance to Suez Canal
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Port Said, Canal Docks
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Port Said, The Custom’s quay
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Port Said, The ‘China’ coming in the Canal
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Port Said, Steamer crossing the trench of Toussoun
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Port Said, General view Harbour
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Port Said, General view town and canal
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Port Said, Suez Canal Office
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Port Said, The Breakwater
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Port Said, The Breakwater
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[Pyramids] Le Retour des Pyramids
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Caire Nil et Pyramides
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[Pyramids], Pyramid of Chephren
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[Pyramids], Egypte, Le Sphinx et la Grande Pyramid
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[Pyramids], Egypt, Second Pyramid (136 m. Height) and Sphinx
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Egypt, The Pyramids of Kheops and Khephren with Sphins and Temple
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Egypt, The Pyramids of Kheops and Khephren with Sphins and Temple
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[Pyramids] Egypt, The Second Pyramid
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[Pyramids] Egypt, The Pryramids of Gizeh
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[Pyramids] Egypt, The Pyramids of Gizeh
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[Pyramids] Egypt, Pyramids
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[Pyramids] Egypt, Tourists at the Pyramids
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[Pyramids] Egypt, Sphinx
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Suez, Bay of Suez, Fishing Harbour
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[Suez], Docks de Suez
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[Suez], Canal de Suez, Rheine croisant une drague au Kilom
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Thebes, Temple of Der-el-Barhi
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Thebes, Colossi of Memnon
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La priere au Desert

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