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[Egyptian views brought home by John Muir] [graphic], [1904?]
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    Title: [Egyptian views brought home by John Muir] [graphic]
    Date (inclusive): [1904?]
    Collection number: 94/228
    Collector: Muir, John, 1838-1914.
    Physical Description: 1 album (103 photographic prints) : albumen ; 29 x 38 cm (album)

    Title from inscription on card laid in, possibly in the hand of a former owner or dealer.

    Photographs (21 x 28 cm) are mounted one to a page on leaves of black paper; Sébah's photos are carefully signed; Beato's signature appears on some of his photos, and in some cases, that signature is printed in reverse; identifying captions in pencil visible on versos of some photographs; most have brief captions pencilled below on page.

    Bound in plain brown cloth boards; manufacturer's label on front pastedown of the Heinn Specialty Co. of Milwaukee, Wis., with stock number [?] "410" stamped in red.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Isabel Gaines of Chatsworth, California, August 1983.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], [Egyptian views brought home by John Muir] [graphic] (Collection 94/228). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7357254  

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Ramesseum (Thebes, Egypt)--Photographs.
    Great Temple (Abū Sunbul, Egypt)--Photographs.
    Great Sphinx (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Bisharin (African people)--Photographs.
    Temples, Egyptian--Egypt--Photographs.
    Water buffalo--Egypt--Photographs.
    Luxor (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Karnak (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Philae (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Idfū (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Ṣaqqārah (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Dandara (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Deir el-Medina Site (Egypt)--Photographs.
    Nile River--Photographs.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Albumen prints--Egypt--1886-1890.
    Photographic prints--Egypt--1886-1890.
    Portrait photographs--Egypt--1886-1890.
    Architectural photographs--Egypt--1886-1890.
    Platinum prints--Zimbabwe--Bulawayo.
    Photograph albums.

    Related Material

    Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94)   in UCLA Library Special Collections.