Item 2008.001.032 - Egypt album

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Egypt album

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  • [between 1900 and 1920] (Creation)

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1 album (14 pages, 144 b&w photographs, 1 clipping): 20.5L x 26W x 3H

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Reptile pattern, black cover embossed design. Bound by braided string. Grey pages - photographs glued in. Album made in Great Britain by Ensign Albums. No notations or dates.

Themes include dogs, forest, camping, mountains, snow, biking, early motorbikes, railroads, families, log cabins, rivers, military, and mining at the beginning. From the fourth page to the ninth page the photographs feature images of palm trees, desert, the pyramids, other Egyptian landmarks, the construction of a railway, farming, camping, wagons pulled by camels, a river and waterfalls. The final pages completed of the album show family snapshots, a farm in the country (possibly England), croquet, a harbour, dogs and ships.

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Pages and back cover may have mould. Back cover is torn. Images yellowing, fading and silver mirroring. Album pages torn and yellowed. Some photographs beginning to curl off pages.

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