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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 379. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 25, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/440.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1883
Description Index: Phoenicia and Lebanon / by the Rev. H. W. Jessup -- The Phoenician plain / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Acre, the key of Palestine, Mount Carmel and the river Kishon, Maritime cities and plains of Palestine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Lydda and Ramleh, Philistia / By Lt. Col. Warren -- The south country of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The southern borderland and Dead Sea / by Professor Palmer -- Mount Hor and the cliffs of Edom, The convent of St. Catherine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Sinai / by the Rev. C. P. Clarke -- The land of Goshen, Cairo, Memphis, Thebes, Edfu and Philae / by S. Lane-Poole.
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  • Egypt
  • Palestine
  • Sinai Peninsula
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  • books
  • illustrations (layout features)
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v.2
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Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript CAIRi 379 the modern additions extend only from the 1 number oi parallel boulevards and rondes /, borrowing Western ugliness and uniformity, h followed I Western : planting of trees.* To understand the topography of the old Arab city, which lies to the es e canal 00 the side farthest from the Nik, we must imagine a while i i)lr m i ttorsn*% lividing it Into four quarters, The rectangular ilag represents old par: iro, between the canal and the eastern wall. It is not point- of the compass, but midway between them. The horizontal hue of ih, g is the old High Street of Cairo, and runs from ii .,), m I south-westerly direction till it joins the ne* (angled M I . Moham front of the citadel. It is railed in various [.arts of \ahhasin. tpersmith's Market; then the ( diun\eh, or Street of Sultan I the Sukkarlyeh, or Sugar Bazaar, and bo oa I he | licular I the Musky, so called after its builder, the Emir M ind Saladi starts from the Ezbektyeh, in the European quarter, and i sireci in two and .m through th< wall at the B&b El Ghun nd thesi I thoroughfares which, crossing one another at righl ai form iJi*- < n»v, oi tin- ■ old quarter of< airo, are I those endless bywa dtsne in which the Muslim population chiefly re unci that wildrti). shops where n the trade of the cit) i > trail As WC turn into one of the narrow lane, that intersect the Mohammad.|| we are struck, not only by the vivid i of ihe ireet scenes which n o often, but by the contrast between the noise awA the quiet and silence of the tall houses thai i • erhang it on • Of life; the doors are jealously closed, the windows shrouded l»y tllOSC b< HCtttM of like woodwork which delight the an I tempt ti If we enter one of th through the hem e which bs profane eyes of the passing throng, we shall find the inner '' deserted as the guarded windows which overlook tl t. We shall see nothin of the inhabitants ; for the women's apartments are carefully si from the << only the I rooms and groom's chambers and the I fti-puMfc Bpart cannot penetrate through the closed door which leads to the p nod ions and airy appearance of the interior court After tl quiet and ample space is very refreshing, and it is impossiU We ll,r ' ;:>! arch: m their success in meeting the requirements of Mohammadan buildi I y make Ac narrow and overshadowed by proji sun bwn b i ly for the wi< :>T>t. by K>le, met 3^-43 (Lmr'i " Foreign < of which -ft* ?•«#■*• ■» *pt*m*d III th* pm*m* wm%.