Aireborough Historical Society

Egypt



Title
Aswan Low Dam
Date c1900
Location Egypt
Photo ID
L066 Photographer E E Slater
Comment
 
This slide is one of the collection we have of glass slides taken by E E Slater of Hopeville House in Yeadon.
The location is unknown, it is possibly a reservoir, it may not be in UK.
There is always a chance that one of you well travelled folk will be able to identify the photo, remember this is about 115 years ago so it could have altered a bit since then.
 
Adrian Harper My guess is the Aswan low dam in Egypt. Day off work, too much time on my hands etc...
 
A822

C1905: Original slide which was titled "Arab Village", it was most likely taken in Egypt, the photographer was Ernest E Slater.


A823

C1905: This image of a print would have been taken by E E Slater on his travels in the east, he definitely spent time in Egypt.

The scene is somewhat disturbing as it shows a traveller fending off an aggressive  mob, ladies watch in the background.

A825

C1905: Original slide showing the overflow of the Aswan Dam, Egypt.

This would be the Aswan Low Dam which dates from 1902, the more modern High Dam was constructed 1960 - 1976.

A826

C1905: Original slide titled "At Prayer" taken by E E Slater, probably on a visit to Egypt.

A836

C1905: Original slide in poor condition, it shows traditional Egyptian boats called Feluccas, they are a wooden craft rigged with one or two lateen sails.

Slide taken by E E Slater on his visit to Egypt.

A837

C1905: This original slide taken by E E Slater on his travels in Egypt shows boats on the Suez Canal.

It has deteriorated with age and exposure.

A906

C1905: A view of buildings taken by Ernest E Slater in Egypt.

The slide is in poor condition and has not been restored.

A973

C1905: Slides taken by Ernest E Slater of Yeadon titled "Climbing a Pyramid", taken in Egypt.

It is a pity these glass slides, seen in their original condition, have suffered the ravages of time.

A974
A991

C1905: Glass slide taken by Ernest Ethelbert Slater on a visit to Egypt, it shows the Colossus of Memnon, two statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep 111 at Luxor.

B507

C1905: Image of a man descending a pyramid assisted by two Egyptians, a slide taken by E E Slater which has suffered through time and has not been restored.

B538

C1905: The slide shows traditional felucca boats entering the Suez Canal in Egypt, to the left men are fishing on the river bank.

The glass slide was the work of amateur photographer E E Slater.

 

B595

C1905: This slide image shows a woman beside a fountain in an exotic garden which has palm trees growing, the building behind her is probably a hotel. The location is most likely to be Egypt, at that time there were several luxurious hotels favoured by British travellers such as the Winter Palace in Luxor, Agatha Christie set part of her novel Death On The Nile there.




 

Post a Comment

:
 

: (optional)


: (optional)


:
 

 

Register

Register   

 


calendarmemories