Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: Egypt (lecture: York & Son, 60 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
Alexandria -- We land
Slide 3**
Alexandria -- Pompey's Pillar
Slide 4**
Alexandria -- Cleopatra's Needle
Slide 5
Cairo -- Road to the Citadel
Slide 6**
Cairo -- Lattice windows
Slide 7**
Cairo -- View from the Citadel
Slide 8
Cairo -- Tomb of the Mamelooks
Slide 9
Cairo -- Tomb of the Caliphs
Slide 10**
Cairo -- Mosque of Mohammed Ali
Slide 11
Cairo -- Fountain in the Mosque
Slide 12**
Cairo -- Heliopolis
Slide 13
Cairo -- Suez Canal
Slide 14**
Cairo -- Prince of Wales' Palace
Slide 15
Cairo -- Pyramids, crossing the Nile
Slide 16**
Cairo -- View of Pyramids and Sphinx
Slide 17**
Cairo -- Section of Pyramid
Slide 18

no image available
Slide 19**
Map of Egypt
Slide 20**
Nile -- The Dahabeah, exterior
Slide 21**
Nile -- The Dahabeah, interior
Slide 22
Nile -- A Cargo Boat
Slide 23
Nile -- Pyramids of Sakara
Slide 24**
Beni Hassan
Slide 25**
Beni Hassan -- Sculptures
Slide 26**
Slide 27
Nile -- Water raising
Slide 28**
Slide 29**
Abydos -- Sculptures
Slide 30
Dendera -- General View
Slide 31**
Dendera -- Porch of the Temple
Slide 32**
Thebes -- Plan of the Ruins
Slide 33
Thebes -- Plan of a Temple
Slide 34**
Thebes -- Memnonium, East Gate
Slide 35**
Thebes -- Colossi
Slide 36**
Thebes -- Medinet Abou, from North-West
Slide 37**
Thebes -- Medinet Abou, Hall of Columns
Slide 38**
Thebes -- Medinet Abou, Christian Church
Slide 39**
Thebes -- Luxor
Slide 40**
Thebes -- Approach to Karnac
Slide 41**
Thebes -- Karnac, Central Avenue
Slide 42**
Thebes -- Karnac, Hall of Columns
Slide 43**
Thebes -- South Wall of Court of Sheshonk
Slide 44**
Thebes -- Cartouche of Rehoboam
Slide 45**
Slide 46**
Slide 47
Koum Ombou
Slide 48**
Assouan -- Isle of Elephantine
Slide 49**
Philae -- Pharaoh's Bed
Slide 50**
Philae -- Great Propylon and Outer Court
Slide 51**
Philae -- Colonnade of Temple of Isis
Slide 52
Philae -- View of foot of Cataract
Slide 53**
Philae -- View of, from Biggeh
Slide 54**
Philae -- Biggeh and Nubians
Slide 55
Philae -- View of, looking North
Slide 56

no image available
Slide 57
Nubia -- Arab at Prayer
Slide 58

no image available
Slide 59**
Nubia -- Ipsamboul, Small Temple
Slide 60**
Nubia -- Ipsamboul, Great Temple
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

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

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1890-1914 (item ref. 250)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1912 (item ref. 2390-2452)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 253)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 208)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

James Comper Gray, Egypt (London: York & Son, c.1890)

Related slide set

see generic title Egypt (generic set title – 6 different versions are known)


The Wrench, Riley, Chapman and Tyler catalogues use the title Egypt and the Nile.


35 slides in Chetham's Library, Manchester

1 slide known to exist in private collection

1 slide in Ilfracombe Museum Collection

6 slides in Manchester Geographical Society Collection

80 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

Lucerna ID  3000577

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 April 2024

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource,, item 3000577. Accessed 25 July 2024.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.

Using images from Lucerna: all the digital images on the Lucerna site are available to use for any legal non-commercial purpose, free of charge, if you acknowledge their source and include any copyright statement as it appears under the image. The images are relatively low-resolution, and not intended for print reproduction or projection. If you need a higher-resolution version of the image(s) on this page, please Contact us to ask about availability.