The photograph depicts the southern extremity of Zamālik, Jazīrat az Island (Gezirah Island) with Tahrir (Liberation) Bridge and 590-foot-high Cairo Tower. The edifice was built in 1957 and is surmounted by a revolving restaurant and a radio and television mast. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
S 6 EGY 8 EE 59
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
57938 1 71
Frame value is 6.
Slide No. S 6 EGY 8 EE 59
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