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Blue cloth over boards with border stamped in black on upper board, "Kodak" stamped in gilt on upper board; contains 96 photographs, neatly mounted two per page. Includes animals and their keepers at the Cairo Zoo, pyramid of Cheops, preparations for the Prince of Wales’ visit (April 1906), Khedives Accession Day Review of Native Troops, the dock at Alexandria, SS Rameses, SS Mamonia, and more. Four photographs depict the famous tennis player R. F. Doherty, perhaps providing a clue to the family. All photographs are bright and clean, a few of them neatly labeled by hand. Unique. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Photo Album of Egypt, Gibraltar, and Malta, ...
Año de publicación: 1906
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Kodak, Limited, London, 1906. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Quarto. Blue cloth with geometric design stamped in black and blind, and "Kodak" in gilt on front board. Thick card leaves with all edges gilt. Some foxing on the album leaves, but otherwise tight and fine, with the images strikingly bright. The album contains 96 glossy albumen images each measuring approximately 5" x 4" and housed two to the page in slots in the card sleeves. A few of the images are sparely but efficiently captioned.A travel album which includes the animals and their keepers at the Cairo Zoo, the Pyramid at Cheops, preparations for the Aprul 1906 visit of the Prince of Wales, the Khedives Accession Day Review of Native Troops, the dock at Alexandria, the ships S.S. Ramese and S.S. Mamonia, a "Bedouin Bergass" (apparently the equivalent of a race or rodeo), shipboard images, photos of a stop in Malta and Gibraltar in the distance, and more. Four images show British tennis player four-time Wimbledon singles champion R. F. Doherty. Not mounted in strictly chronological order, a couple are dated in 1905 and 1906, but all seem to be from the same trip.Especially bright and compelling images of the Middle East. Nº de ref. de la librería 420750