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John V. Hansen Travel Footage of Egypt, ca. 1926-1930 ca. 1926-1930

Physical description:
reference 9 videocassettes (4 hours 55 minutes) silent b&w 1/2 inch VHS
master 9 videocassettes (4 hours 55 minutes) silent b&w BetacamSP
archival original 18 film reels (7,833 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
Egypt
Cairo (Egypt)
Nile River
Africa
New York
United States
North America
Europe
Italy
Date:
ca 1926-1930
Topic:
Pyramids
Tombs
Temples
Sailboats
Camels
Obelisks
Bazaar--markets
Hieroglyphics
Sculpture
Zoos
Oases
Ships
Ruins
Excavations (archaeology)
Snakes
Local number:
HSFA 99.10.14
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Summary:
Edited film chronicles John V. Hansen's and his wife's travels from New York City to Egypt by way of Italy. Filmed on the way to Egypt are leaving New York City harbor, ship board activities and scenes of Italy (Naples, Bay of Naples, Vesuvius, Syracuse, Sicily, and Ischia Island). Scenes in Egypt include Cairo, El-Hazar Mosque, Mosque of Amr, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hasan Mosque, Mausoleum of Twefig Pasha, Tombs of the Caliphs, Heliopolis, Maqattan Hill, the Egyptian Museum, Saqqara, Temple of Hathor, Great Pyramids, Libyan Desert, Fayum City, Temple of Dendur, Rock Temple of Gerf Hussein, Temple of Siboua, Rock Temple of Abu Simbel, Wadi Halfa, Dabarose, Colossus of Abu Simbel, Assuan Komombo, statue of Horus, Assuan Dam, Luxor Medamutt, Memnons, Deir El Medina, Ramesseum, Seti Temple, Colossus of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Ptah obelisk, Tomb of Menne, Hatshepsut's Tomb, Medient Habu, Tombs of the Nobles, Memphis, Kirdasa village, and the Nile River. Footage also contains many scenes of local life including bazaars and markets, snake and scorpion handlers, musicians, camels and water buffalo, farming and irrigation, water wheels, boats on the Nile, railway station and street scenes, craftsmen, tourists on camels and visiting various sites and archaeological excavations
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