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Sunday, 9 December 2012

Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalogue


An amazing collection with thousands of digital copies of photographs related to ancient Egypt
A search in the general catalogue is strictly recommended, specially if you are looking for something specific (author, date, single monument). The menu facilitates research with meaningful suggestions, as here for “Egypt”


Or here for “Kalabsha”


A lot of images are also grouped under a common title, date and author. Here you can find a complete list of these groups related to Sinai and Egypt.

SINAI

Archaeological sites and buildings in Egypt and Jerusalem
Creator(s): Good, Frank Mason, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1856-1860.

World War I in Palestine and the Sinai
Creator(s): American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept., photographer
Date Created/Published: [between 1914 and 1917]

Bilder aus Palästina. Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai 100 Bilder nach Photographien mit erläuternden Text / / von B. Moritz.
Creator(s): Moritz, B. (Bernhard), 1859-1939.,
Date Created/Published: Berlin : Dietrich Riemer, 1916.

Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and the Sinai
Creator(s): Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909, publisher
Date Created/Published: Littleton, N.H. : photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn, c1891-c1902.

Sinai Peninsula, ca. 191-
Date Created/Published: ca. 191-

Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and Egypt
Creator(s): Underwood & Underwood, publisher
Date Created/Published: New York, N.Y. : Underwood & Underwood, c1900-c1915.

Photographs of Jerusalem and the Middle East
Creator(s): American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept., photographer
Date Created/Published: [between 1900 and 1940]

Buildings, archaeological sites, street scenes, and portraits of people in the Middle East
Creator(s): Underwood & Underwood, photographer
Date Created/Published: c1908-1915.

Stereograph views of Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt
Creator(s): Keystone View Company, publisher
Date Created/Published: Meadville, Pa. : Keystone View Company, c1899-c1934.

Diary in photos, vol. III, 1938
Creator(s): Whiting, John D. (John David), 1882-1951, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1938.

EGYPT
Views of the Jerusalem vicinity, Cairo, and Rome
Date Created/Published: 1858-1890.

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): Strohmeyer & Wyman, publisher
Date Created/Published: New York, N.Y. : Strohmeyer & Wyman, c1894-c1898.

Buildings, archaeological sites, and street scenes in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Palestine
Creator(s): Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon), photographer
Date Created/Published: 1880-1893.

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), b. 1850, publisher
Date Created/Published: Washington, D.C. : J.F. Jarvis, publishers, c1896-c1901.

Color reproductions of the earliest Egyptian wall paintings
Date Created/Published: [no date on shelflist card]

Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg
Date Created/Published: 1850-1890.

Photographs of Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Egypt, and Iraq
Creator(s): Matson Photo Service, photographer
Date Created/Published: [between 1940 and 1947]

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920, photographer
Date Created/Published: c1903.

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): H.C. White Co., publisher
Date Created/Published: North Bennington, Vt. : H.C. White Co., publishers, c1901-c1908.

Archaeological sites and buildings in Egypt and Jerusalem
Creator(s): Good, Frank Mason, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1856-1860.

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): International View Co., publisher
Date Created/Published: Decatur, Ill. : International View Co., c1902.

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909, publisher
Date Created/Published: Littleton, N.H. : photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn, c1898-c1901.

Mosques in Istanbul and archaeological sites in Bergama, Turkey and Egypt
Creator(s): Sebah & Joaillier, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1888-1923.

Stereograph views of Egypt
Creator(s): Stereo-Travel Co., publisher
Date Created/Published: Corona, New York City : Stereo-Travel Co., c1908.

Buildings, archaeological sites, street scenes, and portraits of people in Egypt, Istanbul, and Tunisia
Date Created/Published: 1870-1940.

Stereograph views of Palestine and Egypt
Date Created/Published: c1900.

Archeological remains of Egyptian temples, pyramids, bas-reliefs, and statues
Date Created/Published: 1910(?)

Album of photographs with title China, Singapore, Burmah, India, Aden, Suez, Egypt, Palestine, 1910-20(?)
Creator(s): Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1910-1920.

Scenes of the Holy Land, incl. Egypt; also places in Italy, Greece, and Turkey which were visited by St. Paul
Creator(s): Bain, Robert E. M. (Robert Edward Mather), 1858-1932.,
Date Created/Published: 1894-1895.

Egypt
Date Created/Published: 1903?

Egypt
Date Created/Published: ca. 191-

Egypt
Date Created/Published: ca. 1912.

Egypt; R.V.McK; 1877
Date Created/Published: 1877.


Postal souvenirs. Views and people of northern Egypt
Date Created/Published: 1913.


Postal souvenirs; Egypt - first cataract to Khartoum and return
Date Created/Published: 1913.
 
Postal souvenirs: Egypt - Cairo to first cataract
Date Created/Published: 1912-1913.


Egyptian ruins, temples, mosques, and people
Date Created/Published: c1893.


Aerial photographs of the Middle East
Creator(s): American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept., photographer
Date Created/Published: [between 1920 and 1940]

Buildings, archaeological sites, street scenes, and portraits of people in the Middle East
Creator(s): Underwood & Underwood, photographer
Date Created/Published: c1908-1915.

Archeological monuments in the Near-East. 1852
Date Created/Published: 1852.

The Obelisk
Date Created/Published: c1880.
Summary: "Cleopatra's Needle" in its original position at Alexandria, Egypt; cased & machinery attached for lowering; horizontal position in preparation for shipment to Central Park, New York City.

Cairo Punch
Date Created/Published: 1908-1923.
Summary: Prints show events and personalities from the Middle East including Egypt, the Ottoman Empire, and Turkey; many from an Islamic perspective. Depicted are battles of the Turco-Italian war, the Balkan wars and the Turkish War of Independence; portraits of princes, sultans, Atatürk, İsmet İnönü and Ottoman army officers; the holy carpet ceremonies in Cairo; the Ottoman parliament, the wedding of Atatürk and Latife Hanım, and views of Mecca and Medina.

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