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Alexandria, Egypt in Africa

Choose from 537 pictures in our Alexandria collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Alexandria Print

'Hereford World Map, c.1280', 1944. Creator: Richard de Bello

'Hereford World Map, c.1280', (1944). Detail showing the Mediterranean coast and the Nile Delta in northern Egypt. The lighthouse at Alexandria, complete with flames, can be seen next to the mouth of the River Nile. Also shown are mythical creatures such as the winged salamander, unicorn or monoceros, and mandragora, as well as a real rhinoceros. Part of the Hereford Mappa Mundi at Hereford Cathedral. Attributed to Richard de Bello, the Hereford Mappa Mundi, drawn on a single sheet of vellum, is the largest known existing medieval map. From "British Maps and Map-Makers", by Edward Lynam. [Collins, London, 1944]

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Featured Alexandria Print

'Ships of the Air versus Ships of the Desert', First World War, (c1920). Creator: Unknown

'Ships of the Air versus Ships of the Desert', First World War, (c1920). 'British aeroplanes bombing a Senussi camel convoy laden with ammunition...The sketch by a British officer from which the drawing was made was accompanied by the following note: "In the region of Baharia Wells, south of Dabaa, one of the four great wells in the desert between Alexandria and Matruh, two of our aeroplanes accomplished a very hazardous feat in dropping bombs on a Senussi village and demolishing a camel convoy. Some camels were laden with high-explosives, and violent explosions occurred, causing great damage."' The Senussi campaign was fought by the Kingdom of Italy and the British Empire against the Senussi, a religious order in Libya and Egypt, from November 1915 to February 1917. Drawn by F. de Haenen. From "The Great World War: A History", Volume V, edited by Frank A Mumby. [The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, London, c1920]

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Featured Alexandria Print

Lighthouse at Pharos at the entrance of the harbour of Alexandria

Lighthouse at Pharos at the entrance of the harbour of Alexandria - One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.'nThe lighthouse was built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom, during the reign Ptolemy II Philadelphus ( 280 - 247 BC ) which has been estimated to be 100 metres ( 330 ft ) in overall height
Original edition from my own archives
Source : Illustrierte Welt 1876 now in public domain

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