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Garden of Gizeh Museum, Cairo--A scene around the palace of a modern Pharaoh
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Bain, Robert E. M
Garden of Gizeh Museum, Cairo--A scene around the palace of a modern Pharaoh [Graphic]
Translated Title:
Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: A.M. Gardner & Co., Limited.
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.6 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Exodus, xviii:10.)--'And Jethro said, Blessed be the Lord, who hath delivered you out of the hands of the Egyptians, and out of the hands of Pharaoh; who hath delivered the people from under the hands of the Egyptians.' We give a picture here of a scene in the garden of the Gizeh Museum. This Museum was originally built by Isma 'il Pasha for his harem. He was made Khedive in 1867. The Suez Canal was opened during his reign. Owing to the enormous debt he fastened upon the Egyptian government, Isma 'il Pasha was dethroned in 1879. This harem, in which the Egyptian antiquities are now housed, was built at an expense of five million pounds sterling. After the great Pasha was dethroned, this, among the rest of his property, was confiscated and turned over to the government. In love of pleasure and magnificence of fancy he fitly represents in modern times the luxurious Pharaohs who reigned in Egypt during the sojourn of the [missing text]" "Franklin Co Eng-Chi" is printed at the bottom of the photograph. See 5321BAI/LVii47CAJS (Voyager # 361033)
A pool of water in a garden with a palm tree in the foreground and a large building visible through the trees in the background
Scanning Notes:
Gizeh Museum
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5129 LVi47CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Cairo (Egypt)

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Category: Gizeh Museum
Category: Palaces
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Garden of Gizeh Museum, Cairo--A scene around the palace of a modern Pharaoh