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The Resource Excursions along the Nile : the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt, essay by Kathleen Stewart Howe

Excursions along the Nile : the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt, essay by Kathleen Stewart Howe

Label
Excursions along the Nile : the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt
Title
Excursions along the Nile
Title remainder
the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
essay by Kathleen Stewart Howe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nineteenth-century European photographs of Egypt show us a country that has changed greatly in the last 150 years. Such well known photographers as Francis Frith, Felix Teynard, Maxime Du Camp, and other less famous visitors whose work is shown in this book recorded sites that have since disappeared and reveal the Nile before it was transformed by recent intervention. The palms of Philae, known as the jewel of the Nile, beckon to us from nineteenth-century photographs but today the island, strepped of its temples, lies beneath Lake Nassar. These photographs are mirrors as well as windows, chronicling attitude as well as geography. Colonialism determined the photographer's and their customers' insistence that the Egyptians were quaintly costumed 'types' who plied outlandish trades, but the photograph, perceived as documenting objective reality, reinforced such assumptions of cultural superiority. --Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Howe, Kathleen Stewart
Dewey number
962
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT47
LC item number
.H83 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Antiquities
  • Egypt
  • Égypte
  • Nil (cours d'eau)
Label
Excursions along the Nile : the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt, essay by Kathleen Stewart Howe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Exhibition catalog
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 163) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
29358484
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9780899510880
Lccn
93041648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)29358484
Label
Excursions along the Nile : the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt, essay by Kathleen Stewart Howe
Publication
Note
Exhibition catalog
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 163) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
29358484
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9780899510880
Lccn
93041648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)29358484

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