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dc.contributor.authorRafael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.
dc.coverage.spatialAlexandria (Egypt) 2006-10-31T23:53:48Z 2006-10-31T23:53:48Z 1906
dc.identifier.citation Rafael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.. "Street Scene near Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria.." (1906) Rice University:
dc.description front: "Street Scene near Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria" ; back: "Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'OILETTE' 'PICTURESQUE EGYPT.' [Regd.] Postcard 7203. ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN : TUCK'S POST CARD : Alexandria (Street Scene). This ancient city, on [the] western Nile delta, d erives its name from its founder, Alexander the Great. Its historic associations are many and varied. Pompey's pillar, shown in the view, was erected in the year 302 by Pompey, a Roman Prefect of Egypt."
dc.description.abstract Merchant selling fruits in foreground, people walking across and down a dirt street
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOf Raphael Tuck & Sons. "Oilette" series, "Pictaresque Egypt." Postcard 7203.
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.
Alexandria (Egypt)--Buildings, structures, etc.
dc.subject.otherPlaces & Architecture
dc.title Street Scene near Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria.
dc.digitization.specifications 600dpi; 24 bit color; tiff
dc.source.original Original postcard: "Street Scene near Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria." (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_07
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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