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Slide set: A thousand miles up the Nile (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 70 slides, 1891)

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Slide 1**
Map of Egypt
Slide 2

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Slide 3

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Slide 4

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Slide 5
Street in Cairo
Slide 6
Latticed Window of a House in Cairo
Slide 7
Cairo, from the Citadel
Slide 8
Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Cairo
Slide 9
Ablution Font, in Mosque of Mohammed Ali, Cairo
Slide 10
Cairo, looking towards the Citadel
Slide 11
Mosque of Tooloon, Cairo
Slide 12
Mosque of Sultan Kalaoon, Cairo
Slide 13
Mosque of El Kaitbey, Cairo
Slide 14
Mosque of Sultan Berkook, Cairo
Slide 15
Tombs of the Memlooks. Cairo
Slide 16

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Slide 17**
Ancient Fig Tree, Heliopolis
Slide 18
Obelisk of On
Slide 19
Mosque of Sultan Amer, Old Cairo
Slide 20
Nubian Boy, Old Cairo
Slide 21
Mummy of Rameses the Great, Geezeh Palace
Slide 22
Exterior of Mummy Cases
Slide 23**
Tri-lingual Inscription on Rosetta Stone
Slide 24**
Pyramids of Geezeh
Slide 25
Second Pyramid of Geezeh and Great Sphinx
Slide 26
Stepped Pyramid of Sakkara
Slide 27
Pyramids of Dashoor
Slide 28

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Slide 29

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Slide 30

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Slide 31
Plans of Egyptian Temples
Slide 32**
Colonnade in Great Hall of Temple of Seti I, Abydus
Slide 33

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Slide 34
Portico of Great Temple, Dendera
Slide 35

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Slide 36**
Temple of Luxor, Thebes, from the Nile
Slide 37**
Obelisk at Temple of Luxor, Thebes
Slide 38

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Slide 39
Pylons at Temple of Karnak, Thebes
Slide 40
Great Hall, Temple of Karnak, Thebes
Slide 41

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Slide 42
Columns of Great Hall, Temple of Karnak, Thebes
Slide 43
Sculptures of Shishak, Temple of Karnak, Thebes
Slide 44

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Slide 45

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Slide 46
Prostrate Colossus and Eastern Portico of Rameseum, Thebes
Slide 47
Colossi of Thebes
Slide 48

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Slide 49

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Slide 50

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Slide 51
Great Temple, Edfoo
Slide 52**
Shrine of the Sacred Hawk, in Great Temple, Edfoo
Slide 53

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Slide 54**
Double Temple, Kom Ombo
Slide 55

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Slide 56
'Ship of the Desert,' Assooan
Slide 57

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Slide 58
First Cataract of the Nile
Slide 59

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Slide 60**
Temple of Isis, Philae
Slide 61
Eastern Colonnade, Outer Court, Temple of Isis, Philae
Slide 62

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Slide 63**
Mosque of Mishdd, Philae
Slide 64
Temple of Kardassy, Nubia
Slide 65**
Great Temple, Kalabshee, Nubia
Slide 66**
Portico of Great Temple, Kalabshee
Slide 67

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Slide 68
Facade of Great Rock Temple, Aboo Simbel
Slide 69
Colossal Statue of Rameses II, Great Rock Temple, Aboo Simbel
Slide 70

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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Gardner & Co. [1891-1920], dates unknown

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 16801-16870)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 254)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 205)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 209)

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Date of first manufacture
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A thousand miles up the Nile (Aberdeen: G.W. Wilson, 1891)

Related slide sets

reissued as A thousand miles up the Nile (lecture: Newton & Co., 80 slides, 1902-1913)

see generic title A thousand miles up the Nile (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

continued by A thousand miles up the Nile: [additional slides] (lecture: G.W. Wilson, at least 15 slides, n.d.)


17 slides in Chetham's Library, Manchester

3 slides known to exist in private collection

3 slides in Manchester Geographical Society Collection

45 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

1 slide in Owens College Collection

Lucerna ID  3000196

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 April 2024

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