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[Stereographs of Egypt, Palestine and Syria.]
BANC PIC 2014.060--STER
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Title:

[Stereographs of Egypt, Palestine and Syria.]

Creator/Contributor:

Wright, Gene, 1916-2004, former owner.

Creator/Contributor:

Underwood & Underwood, publisher.

Abstract:

Views of antiquities, landscapes, ports and ships, and scenes with local inhabitants. Originally published with accompanying text describing a tour through the region.

Date:

1896 (issued)

Subject:

a-is--- -- a-sy--- -- f-ua---
Middle East -- Antiquities -- Pictorial works
Palestine -- Pictorial works
Syria -- Pictorial works
Egypt -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Mounts bear copyright dates between 1896 and 1904.
Collected by San Francisco photographer Gene Wright.
Contained in an Underwood & Underwood box, in book form, with spine title(s): Stereographs.
24 items (of 100 published) from the series Egypt through the stereoscope by James Henry Breasted. Each is numbered and captioned on the front in English, with commentary printed on back of each mount. Brief captions on the back are printed in English, Swedish, German, French, Italian and Russian.
41 items (of 100 published) from the series Traveling in the Holy Land through the stereoscope, consisting of views of Palestine and Syria. Each is numbered and captioned on the front in English, with captions on the back printed in English, Swedish, German, French, Italian and Russian. The series is not indicated on the majority of mounts, but the numbered views correspond with the list published in Traveling in the Holy Land through the stereoscope by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut.
Purchase; from Elizabeth Wright; 2013.
Received with the Gene Wright photograph archive (BANC PIC 2014.037).

Type:

graphic
Stereographs.

Physical Description:

photoprint
65 photographs in 1 box : black and white stereographs on card mounts ; mounts 9 x 18 cm, box 20 x 16 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2014.060--STER

Origin:

New York (State)

Related Item:

Egypt through the stereoscope : Breasted, James Henry, : 1865-1935
Traveling in the Holy Land through the stereoscope : Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman, : 1843-1930