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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 462. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/524.

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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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  • 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
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript -^^MBHMHHMH EDFU AND PHIL would be called a barren brown baked little island, saved from derided , ,„ I omantkally, patches of green and a picturesque belt of palms (se< ,1 ., it is difficult for the traveller to preserve his mental balance and judgi Elephantine has acquired a factitious charm by a sort ol ,1 enthusu Aswan lies very picturesquely on the slope of a hill backed by r. On tl any boat the bank is always lined with pa :Uing baskets. k„ ,„• uin. hippopotamus hide, shells. " Madame Xubias" U fringe girdles which form a \ sole garment, well soaked in castor-oil- grass fans, silver ami g] . an,| lh(. ^,„.r goods of the Sudan and southern regions, behind are a few white buildings, with : tnes at the end (see next page). Fighting our way through a crowd of donkeys an. I DISTANT VIEW OF KOM OMBO The fine Ptolemaic temple stands out boldly on the edge of the cliff, over which ii is k- •'"« in • caic«d<- passing under two magnificent lebbekk-trees—great spreading .acacias with yellow pods I down—we enter a narrow lane, under an archway, and avoiding ti [lie, with its plain white minaret, turn suddenly round a sharp angle to the left and find < tl the pi indeed the only, bazaar. It is a long covered lane, about eight feet wide, lined on both rides all along with little shops of the old-fashioned Eastern type, about six feet square, with a i arj stone seat projecting in front on which the would-be purchaser sits while conducting his bargains. The first sight the eye encounters is one of these cupboard life sly-looking, blear-eyed merchant sitting in it, smoking unrounded by ■ fathers (probably sent up from Cairo to meet the deluded traveller), a tray ol few scarabs, shell necklaces, silver rings and bracelets of native make (and Others from 1 pieces of carved or turned ivory, a tusk or two, and a row of kurbajes, ebon) and the L20