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Dr. David Humphreys' trips to Egypt

Dr. David Humphreys went on more than one trip to Egypt to try to improve his health.
He and Nell were there in winter 1900-1901.
(todo) See [P106/367] which shows them at Mena House Hotel, Cairo, in Nov 1900. See also [P106/369].

David and Nell were in Egypt again in winter 1902-1903.
It was when coming back from Egypt in 1903 that David died in London.

  



Photo from one of Dr. David Humphreys' trips to Egypt.
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The view is more or less the same today.
2005 photo from here.



Postcard of Feb 1901 from Nell in Egypt to The O'Rahilly in America.
This is [P102/97(10)].
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Postcard from David and Nell in Egypt to their 6 year old son Dick in Ireland, Christmas 1902.
Very sad. Did he ever see his father alive again?
This is [P106/376].
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Apparently this is Badrashin in Giza just outside Cairo, in 1902.
This is [P106/486(3)].
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See also copy in [P106/486(1)]. The back says "Bedrachin".
See also copy in [P106/486(2)].



Cairo. Apparently 1902.
This is [P106/486(4)].
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See back. Says this is "Place de la Bourse, Cairo" (unidentified).



Nell on a camel in Cairo, 1902.
This is [P106/486(6)].
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Helwan, near Cairo

Helwan, near Cairo.
Helwan was also called "Helouan" and was a town some miles S of Cairo. It is now part of the Greater Cairo area.

(todo) See letters of 1900-02 in [P106/369] and [P106/370] and [P106/372] and [P106/350] which show David and Nell stayed at the Pension Antonio at Helwan.
See the Pension Antonio listed on p.159 of Egypt and how to see it (1908).
See the Pension Antonio listed on p.xv of Macmillan's Guide to Egypt and the Sudan, 5th edn (1908).

  


Helwan, near Cairo. Apparently 1902.
This is [P106/486(5)].
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See back. Says "Helouan".



The Pension Antonio at Helwan (Helouan), near Cairo.
1905 postcard.
From ETH-Bibliothek Zurich. Also here. Creative Commons.
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