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dc.contributor.authorRafael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.
dc.coverage.spatialCairo (Egypt) 2006-10-31T23:50:02Z 2006-10-31T23:50:02Z 1906
dc.identifier.citation Rafael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.. "On an Irrigation Canal, Cairo." (1906) Rice University:
dc.description font: "On an Irrigation Canal, Cairo" ; back: "Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'OILETTE' 'PICTURESQUE EGYPT.' [Regd.] Postcard 7201. ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN : TUCK'S POST CARD : An Irrigation Canal. The waters of the Nile are conveyed by means of canals to the surrounding cultivated land, which is divided into basins of about 9,000 acress surrounded by dykes. The water remains in the basis about 40 days during which time its alluvium is deposited on the land. The remaining water is then allowed to flow back into the Nile" [Additional handwriting on back].
dc.description.abstract Man, woman, and goat sitting and standing by a canal of the Nile
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOf Raphael Tuck & Sons. "Oilette" series, "Pictaresque Egypt." Postcard 7201
dc.relation.IsPartOfSeries Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
dc.relation.IsReferencedByResearch module: Places in Egypt,
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshIrrigation canals and flumes--Egypt--Cairo
dc.subject.otherPlaces & Architecture
dc.title On an Irrigation Canal, Cairo
dc.digitization.specifications 600dpi; 24 bit color; tiff
dc.source.original Original postcard: "On an Irrigation Canal, Cairo." (Raphael Tuck & Sons). 5.5"x 3.5". From the collection of Dr. Paula Sanders, Rice University.
dc.contributor.funder Funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Rice University's Computer and Information Technology Institute (CITI). 2006 1906? EgyV6_05_03
dc.type.genre postcards
dc.type.dcmi StillImage
dcterms.accessRights public domain

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    This collection contains book illustrations, postcards, stereocards, photographs, and ephemera related to travel in the Middle East, primarily Egypt.

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