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Transparencies mostly taken on a tour of Egypt

Transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a tour of Egypt in 1971. Places illustrated include: Abu Simbel, Abydos, Aswan, Cairo, Deir-el-Bahri, Dendera, Edfu, Gizeh, Karnak, Kom-Ombo, Lake Nasser, Luxor, Memphis, River Nile, Sakkara, Serapeum, Tel Armarna. Explanatory notes written on the majority of mounts. In addition, there is a photograph of Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box. [190]

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Transparencies mostly taken on holidays by Dr and Mrs H.W. Torrance

Miscellaneous transparencies mostly taken on holidays by Dr and Mrs H.W. Torrance between 1954 and 1974. Areas illustrated include: Egypt; Cairo, Epidaurus, Philae, River Nile. Europe: Blair Atholl, Copenhagen, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Neiderbriesig, River Rhine, St. Wolfgang, Venice. Greece and Turkey; Delos, Ephesus, Lindos, Meteora, Patmos, Pergamum, Philippai, Rhodes, Thasos, Istanbul, Scutari, Sophia; Palestine; Caesarea, Damas, Jerusalem, Lake Huleh, Mount Hermon, Petra, Rivers Jordan and Pharpar, Sea of Galilee; Persia: Hamadam, Isfahan, Mithrab, Naqsh-i-Rustum, Persepolis, Shiraz, Taqi-i-Bustan, Tehran. USA and Canada: Montreal, San Francisco, Williamsburg. [166] Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box.

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Transparencies of archeological sites and places of interest

Miscellaneous transparencies of archeological sites and places of interest including in Europe: Aix-en-Provence, Chagny, Orange; Cyprus, Kyrenia; Greece and Rome; and in the Middle East: Ajlun, Baalbek, Byblos, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Dead Sea, Eilat, Jerash, Jericho, Krak, Lake Huleh, Mafjar, Negev, Petra, Quamran and Tyre. Dated photographs are between 1953 and 1965, others are undated. Commerial transparencies were produced by * Hi Fi Colour, Holyland in Colour, Israel Colour Slides, Matson Photo Service and Matson Production; individual photographers include Charles [McLean], Dr [Peter] Green, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Sister Augusta Steller and Dr H.W. Torrance. [127]

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Transparencies showing historical remains and modern developments in Israel

A set of transparencies dated between 1955 and 1968 showing historical remains and modern developments in Israel including pictures of Akaba, Arad, Artas, Beersheba, Dead Sea, Eilat, Ein Gedi, Etsada, Ezion-Geber, Jerusalem, Maktesh Ramon, Masada, Mitzpeh Ramon, Negev, Quamran, Red Sea, River Arnon, Sodom and Usdum. Identified individuals include Ben Guiron, Miss [?] Montogomery and Mrs Gladys Torrance. Some are commercially produced slides by Barak, Executive, * Hi Fi Colour Slides, Holyland in Colour, Israel Colour Slides, Israel in Colour, Israel Film Slides, Lunen, Matson Photo Service, Matson Production. Others are by Dr. H.W. Torrance, Leon, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Mrs M.H. Schulwitz and Sister Augusta Steller. [175]

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Transparencies taken by Dr H.W. Torrance when on holiday.

They include a tour in Holland in 1966 visiting Amessfort, Amsterdam, Hilversum, Hooge Velewe, Huiste-Heide, Marden, Middleburg, The Hague, Utrecht and Veere; a tour of Persia in 1973 visiting Bisitun, Hamadan, Isfhan, Mount Damavend, Naqsa-i-Rustum, Rey, Tagh-e-Bostan, Teheran; a cruise on 'SS Uganda' in 1975 visiting Copenhagen, Helsinki and Leningrad. Other places pictured include California and Persepolis. Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box. [97]

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Transparencies which illustrate customs and skills of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews as well as domestic animals.

Miscellaneous transparencies, some dated between 1953 and 1972, others undated, which illustrate customs and skills of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews as well as domestic animals. Photographs of an Arab refugee camp and the destruction of an Arab village are included. Commercial photographs are by Barak, Hi Fi Colour B.L. Services & Supplies, Holyland in Colour, Matson, Matson Production, Matson Photo Service and Rex Photo Studios. Individual photographers include Dr Baker, Charles [McLean], Rev [?] Gray, Dr [Peter] Green, [?] Lunen, Dr [Alec] McQueen, G.F. Radford, Rev [?] Snoek and Sister Augusta Steller. [224].

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