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Cairo, home of the Arabian Nights, greatest city of Africa, N.W. from Saladin's Citidel to Nile. [Active no. 2519 : non-stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
EGYPT TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Cairo (Egypt)
Egypt
Nile River -- Egypt
Saladin's Citidel
Local Numbers:
RSN 13973
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.27 [172].
Company acc. no. 24008.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Minarets -- Egypt  Search this
Mosques -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 13964-14034
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep814d2ea4c-1034-4ed4-bed3-d30195de1cdc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref10574

The prayer-niche (S.E. toward Mecca) and pulpit in the tomb-mosque of Kait Bey, Cairo. 2524 Photonegative

Topic:
EGYPT TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Kait Bey Tomb-Mosque (Cairo, Egypt)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 1/2" x 3 3/4")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Cairo (Egypt)
Egypt
Local Numbers:
RSN 13984

Video number 13259
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.27 [172].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Interiors -- Egypt  Search this
Mosques -- Egypt  Search this
Religion -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 13964-14034
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8135cbd4b-130a-4f5a-94ee-c8378d1dfb13
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref10585

The famous colonnade of the great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Karnak, Thebes. [Active no. 2574 : stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
EGYPT TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Hypostyle Hall (Karnak, Egypt)  Search this
Karnak Temple (Thebes, Egypt)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Thebes (Upper Egypt)
Egypt -- 1890-1900
Date:
1897
Local Numbers:
RSN 13999
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.27 [172], moved from [28].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Columns -- Egypt  Search this
Temples -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 13964-14034
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80e44b69e-3128-4396-b5db-a7446f609c07
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref10600

[Garden in Egypt.] 45 interpositive

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Egypt
Local Numbers:
RSN 8236

Video number 07400
General:
Currently stored in box 1.2.16 [17], moved from [4].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Buildings -- Egypt  Search this
Gardens -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 8192-8269
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8581081cb-719c-43e9-94d3-e5f654c3fe2d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref1675

[Camel.] 2673 Interpositive

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Egypt
Local Numbers:
RSN 26015
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.46 [74], moved from [54].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Camels -- Egypt  Search this
Ruins -- Egypt.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 25975-26080
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a668f0c7-8184-4ac2-9993-d4347e939e28
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref23775

[Camel.] 2678 Interpositive

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Egypt
Local Numbers:
RSN 26016
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.46 [74], moved from [54].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Camels -- Egypt  Search this
Ruins -- Egypt.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 25975-26080
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89002c1f7-ce9c-4f5c-bfaf-f4ff448b77f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref23776

Mosque of Sultan Hasan and Mosque of Rifāʹi, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
"Here two great mosques face each other across the narrow rising street; to the left the mosque of Sultan Hasan, and opposite this the mosque of Rifāʹi, built at the turn of the century for the Khedivial family by Herz Bey, architect to the Comité de Conservation. The Madrasa of Sultan Hasan (1356) is an outstanding example of the intellectual quality of Islamic architecture." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Institute of Architects, directing the Egyptian portion of the documentary on Ancient Egypt, March 1965 and September 1965.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 867 EE 65
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 3.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 867 EE 65
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18480
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo725e9d50c-6f82-47b1-a5bb-fd46b89e9f8c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10001

Interior of Muhammad Ali Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The exterior of the mosque of Muhammad Ali has a Turco-Byzantine character very marked; the pencil minarets can be seen from miles away. The mosque was built during the first quarter of the 19th century and is typical of the period and of the various styles which inspired it. It is an extraordinary Italian-Turkish-Louis XV hotch-potch, built on a Constantinopolitan model." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 869 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 71
Frame value is 36.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 869 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18482
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7818423f6-525a-4d2e-aa77-20335988ea36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10003

Interior of Muhammad Ali Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The exterior of the mosque of Muhammad Ali has a Turco-Byzantine character very marked; the pencil minarets can be seen from miles away. The mosque was built during the first quarter of the 19th century and is typical of the period and of the various styles which inspired it. It is an extraordinary Italian-Turkish-Louis XV hotch-potch, built on a Constantinopolitan model." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 870.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 71
Frame value is 27.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 870.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18484
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d722a4e9-756c-4ded-bbbf-3a3ef3330c04
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10005

Interior of Muhammad Ali Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The exterior of the mosque of Muhammad Ali has a Turco-Byzantine character very marked; the pencil minarets can be seen from miles away. The mosque was built during the first quarter of the 19th century and is typical of the period and of the various styles which inspired it. It is an extraordinary Italian-Turkish-Louis XV hotch-potch, built on a Constantinopolitan model." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 871 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 71
Frame value is 8.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 871 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18485
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ffdd357a-fd53-4b93-85a3-f0f8a6978f8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10006

Interior of Muhammad Ali Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The exterior of the mosque of Muhammad Ali has a Turco-Byzantine character very marked; the pencil minarets can be seen from miles away. The mosque was built during the first quarter of the 19th century and is typical of the period and of the various styles which inspired it. It is an extraordinary Italian-Turkish-Louis XV hotch-potch, built on a Constantinopolitan model." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 872 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 71
Frame value is 10.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 872 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18486
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d555b7dc-8361-4703-ae92-739d0e492ba9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10007

Interior of Muhammad Ali Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The exterior of the mosque of Muhammad Ali has a Turco-Byzantine character very marked; the pencil minarets can be seen from miles away. The mosque was built during the first quarter of the 19th century and is typical of the period and of the various styles which inspired it. It is an extraordinary Italian-Turkish-Louis XV hotch-potch, built on a Constantinopolitan model." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 875 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 71
Frame value is 23.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 875 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18489
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70d1e500d-08e4-4242-9068-7fabeece4b35
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10011

Red-granite sphinx, Alexandria, Nile Delta region, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
"The Serapeum, the most important temple of Serapis, was located in the native Egyptian quarter of Rakhotis. Evidently founded in the reign of Ptolemy III, much of the temple was constructed in the first centuries AD, though the famous granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', dates to much later, around AD 297. Today, little else remains. South of the column two red-granite sphinxes of probable Ptolemaic date still stand, with a damaged black-granite sphinx of the 18th century." [Wilkinson R., 2000: The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt. Thames and Hudson]. "Alexandria (now Al-Iskandariyah) is located on a narrow strip of land between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mariut; it is now partially submerged. It was the renowned capital of the Ptolemies when they ruled Egypt. The city was famed for being the site of convergence of Greek, Arab and Jewish ideas." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 876 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
62235 14
Frame value is 18.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 876 EE 61
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Animals, Mythical  Search this
Sphinxes (Mythology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18490
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a16c70c5-93cc-43e7-ac7a-2ef4e53b1b08
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10012

Damaged black-granite sphinx and granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', Alexandria, Nile Delta region, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
"The Serapeum, the most important temple of Serapis, was located in the native Egyptian quarter of Rakhotis. Evidently founded in the reign of Ptolemy III, much of the temple was constructed in the first centuries AD, though the famous granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', dates to much later, around AD 297. Today, little else remains. South of the column two red-granite sphinxes of probable Ptolemaic date still stand, with a damaged black-granite sphinx of the 18th century." [Wilkinson R., 2000: The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt. Thames and Hudson]. "Alexandria (now Al-Iskandariyah) is located on a narrow strip of land between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mariut; it is now partially submerged. It was the renowned capital of the Ptolemies when they ruled Egypt. The city was famed for being the site of convergence of Greek, Arab and Jewish ideas." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 877 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
62165 2
Frame value is 30.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 877 EE 61
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Animals, Mythical  Search this
Sphinxes (Mythology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18491
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7f34a9101-b748-4b9c-bdf7-1620a827d3e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10013

Damaged black-granite sphinx and granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', Alexandria, Nile Delta region, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
"The Serapeum, the most important temple of Serapis, was located in the native Egyptian quarter of Rakhotis. Evidently founded in the reign of Ptolemy III, much of the temple was constructed in the first centuries AD, though the famous granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', dates to much later, around AD 297. Today, little else remains. South of the column two red-granite sphinxes of probable Ptolemaic date still stand, with a damaged black-granite sphinx of the 18th century." [Wilkinson R., 2000: The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt. Thames and Hudson]. "Alexandria (now Al-Iskandariyah) is located on a narrow strip of land between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mariut; it is now partially submerged. It was the renowned capital of the Ptolemies when they ruled Egypt. The city was famed for being the site of convergence of Greek, Arab and Jewish ideas." [The J.P.Getty Fund: Thesaurus of Geographic Names]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 878 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
62165 2
Frame value is 25.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 878 EE 61
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Monuments  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Animals, Mythical  Search this
Sphinxes (Mythology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18492
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75236b8c5-50f0-492d-9615-3b27b90807a2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10014

Inner courtyard of the Coptic Museum, Old Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
"The Coptic Museum, built in 1938, is housed in a picturesque modern building, surrounding several courts, to which great character is given by the beautiful old meshrabiya (mashrabiyya) windows and ceilings." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 888 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
62165 7
Frame value is 4.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 888 EE 61
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18503
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76c0ef168-c50c-46b6-baa8-961a0980a84b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10027

Inner courtyard of the Coptic Museum, Old Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
"The Coptic Museum, built in 1938, is housed in a picturesque modern building, surrounding several courts, to which great character is given by the beautiful old meshrabiya (mashrabiyya) windows and ceilings." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 889 EE 61
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
62165 7
Frame value is 1.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 889 EE 61
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18505
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7630e5b28-1709-4d70-a051-4b5364299939
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10029

Southern enclosure of the Citadel of the Mountain, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The Citadel of the Mountain (Qal'at al-Jabal) in Cairo is a monument with a long history. It was funded by Salah al-din al Ayyubi in 1176 on a spur that was artificially cut out of the Muqattam Hills east of Cairo. Salah al-din's nephew, al-Kamil Muhammad completed its construction and transferred the court to it in 1206. after te Ayyubid period, the Citadel became the royal center of the Mamluk sultanate which ruled the Eastern Mediterranean from 1250 to 1517. During that period, the Citadel was endowed with an impressive number of palaces and other structures, divided, neglected, and also refurbished. In the Ottoman period, little construction took place until Muhammad Ali established himself as the semi-independent ruler of Egypt in the early nineteenth century. He renovated it entirely, altered its interior division, and constructed a few monumental buildings in it. As it stands today, the Citadel is divided into two enclosures: the northern one was a military and administrative center until recently, and the southern held the awesome mosque of Muhammad Ali and a number of palatial structures buit by him as well, in addition to the mosque of al-Nasir Muhammad, and a few scattered remains from earlier periods." [Nasser O. Rabbat., 1991: The citadel of Cairo, 1176-1341: Reconstructing Architecture from Texts. Massachusets Institute of Technology]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 898 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 82
Frame value is 19.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 898 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18519
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7258fcddf-3593-4616-9883-5216cfdbfaa8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10045

Mosque of Ibn Tūlūn, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The early mosques were essentially congregational. The mosque of Ibn Tūlūn, built in 879, which is completely homogeneous, is of vast size, covering some six and a half acres. This mosque has retained an early feature which has disappeared elsewhere, the ziyāda, the large walled enclosure surrounding, or partly surrounding, a mosque, protecting it from the houses and bazaars which tended to crowd up to the walls." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 900.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 72
Frame value is 1.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 900.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18523
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo797bee889-fd58-43ab-ab49-7642511ff50b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10049

Mosque of Ibn Tūlūn, Cairo, Egypt

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"The early mosques were essentially congregational. The mosque of Ibn Tūlūn, built in 879, which is completely homogeneous, is of vast size, covering some six and a half acres. This mosque has retained an early feature which has disappeared elsewhere, the ziyāda, the large walled enclosure surrounding, or partly surrounding, a mosque, protecting it from the houses and bazaars which tended to crowd up to the walls." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. 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.
Local Numbers:
T 6 EGY 901.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 1 72
Frame value is 7.
Slide No. T 6 EGY 901.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18525
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Egypt
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d88d307a-4215-4303-824f-2ab22ec8feaa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10051

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