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Egypt Postcard and Stereoview Collection, ca. 1896-1920s.
Bernath Mss 141
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Title:

Egypt Postcard and Stereoview Collection, ca. 1896-1920s

Creator/Contributor:

Lehnert & Landrock

Creator/Contributor:

Eastern Publishing Co

Creator/Contributor:

Raphael Tuck & Sons

Creator/Contributor:

Underwood & Underwood

Creator/Contributor:

Palphot Ltd

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Collection contains 49 color postcards, 2 black and white postcards, 8 black and white stereoviews, and 3 double-sided color stereoviews. Stereoviews feature ancient sites in Egypt (Cheops, Heliopolis, Luxor, Giza, Memphis), Cairo, and other locations in Egypt; as well as one image of Algiers (Algeria). Postcards feature photographs and artistic renderings of Egyptian antiquities from museums (especially Tutankhamun), ancient sites, Cairo street scenes, and native peoples. Some postcards have been written on and/or postmarked.

Date:

1896 (issued)

Subject:

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Cairo (Egypt) -- Pictorial works
Egypt -- Antiquities -- Pictorial works
Algiers (Algeria) -- Pictorial works
Egypt -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2005.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Egypt Postcard and Stereoview Collection. Bernath Mss 141. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Postcards.
Stereoscopic photographs.

Physical Description:

.3 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.