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Grain boats on the Nile--Showing how corn has always been brought down from Upper Egypt
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__|a  (CAJSImage)[system control number to record digital location]
__|a  5311BAI/LVii37CAJS
1_|a  Bain, Robert E. M. |4  Photographer
00|a  Grain boats on the Nile--Showing how corn has always been brought down from Upper Egypt |h  [Graphic]
1_|a  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: W.A. Hammond, Holborn Hall, E.C.
__|a  St. Louis, |c  1894.
__|a  1 photograph : |b  b&w ; |c  25.5 x 18 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
__|a  Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Genesis, xli:49.)--'And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering; for it was without number.' These grain boats we see on the Nile bring down from Upper Egypt every year the same kind of corn that Joseph gathered together during the seven years of plenty, against the seven years of famine. In our country this is called wheat. In the Bible it is called corn. The wheat is loaded in these boats without being sacked, poured into the frame work or body of them, and after the boats reach their destination at Cairo, the wheat is sacked and carried upon the shore, whence it is shipped to different countries. The place where these boats land is about a mile above Cairo, near the island of Rhoda, and near the Nilometer. Standing here we are very near the reputed place where Moses was discovered in the Nile by the daughter of Pharaoh." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi." "D2" is printed on the page beneath the text. See 5119BAI/LVi37CAJS (Voyager # 357419).
__|a  People are on the riverbank; many grain boats are moored at the side of the river
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__|a  Photograph not catalogued by Lazard--catalogued at CAJS
__|a  [scanning note]
_0|a  Transportation
_0|a  Boats
_0|a  Commerce
_0|a  Agriculture
_0|a  Egypt
_0|a  Nile River
2_|a  W.A. Hammond, Holborn Hall, E.C. |4  Publisher
2_|a  Holy Land Image Collection
2_|a  Lenkin Photo Image Collection
0_|t  CAJS Image Collection |g  LVii |l  BAI |m  5311 |n  LVii37CAJS
0_|t  The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Grain boats on the Nile--Showing how corn has always been brought down from Upper Egypt