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Vintage Maps of Egypt

Vintage Maps of Egypt

Vintage Maps of Egypt – Maps is usually a fascinating gateway to how extensively issues change with time. A whole lot of the time, folks all the time make remarks of how a lot Egypt has modified, or how lovely it was prior to now, and we share photos that showcase an Egypt most of us are wholly unfamiliar with, but nostalgic for.

However maybe essentially the most positive method of actually reflecting on how a lot the nation has modified, is thru its infrastructure. Maps have all the time been an integral a part of life, since historic instances – we use them to navigate and determine, and with out them we’d actually be misplaced. 

By means of this assortment of classic maps of each Egypt and Cairo in particular, one can observe how a lot the nation’s infrastructure has modified over time and mirror on what it has meant for the nation as an entire. The previous couple of maps showcased, together with the fascinating info accompanying them, have been gathered from the fantastic account Cairo Observer (an account devoted to gathering remnants of Egypt all through historical past and offering context alongside them). 

Vintage Maps of Egypt

Vintage Maps of Egypt
An historic map of Egypt, from the E-book of Piri Reis (Ottoman admiral, navigator, geographer and cartographer). Picture supply unknown.
A 1575 map of Cairo. Picture supply unknown.
An 1887 map of Egypt. Picture supply unknown.
An 1890 map of Egypt. Picture supply unknown.
A 1911 map of Cairo. Picture supply unknown.
A 1922 map of Luxor. Supply: College of Wisconsin Milwaukee Libraries. Picture courtesy of Cairo Observer.
Map of downtown Cairo in 1939, compliments of the Telegraph Firm of Egypt, included in a survival information to the town given to British troopers deployed in Cairo throughout WWII. The map reveals the situation of 5 important locations: Bab El-Louk Station (demolished, #25 in #cairosince1900), Telegraph Firm, Nationwide Financial institution of Egypt (#32 in #cairosince1900 , YMCA, Tipperary Membership, and Service Membership. Bab Al-Louk Sq. is recognized as Midan Al Azhar. Picture courtesy of Cairo Observer.
Vintage Maps of Egypt
Map of the Cairo Hearth of January 1952, which was an vital occasion within the metropolis’s historical past, however within the absence of a conclusive investigation, many questions stay unanswered. This map was printed by the favored journal Al Musawwar in March 1952 reveals the extent of the arson within the downtown space. The forensic map identifies the assorted websites affected by the hearth with the instances they have been set ablaze. The targets are excessive finish outlets, malls, airline places of work, cinemas, casinos, gasoline stations, automotive showrooms, cafes and lodges. The headline reads “in seven hours and fifteen minutes all these locations burned.” Picture courtesy of Cairo Observer.
A extra correct map of Cairo dated 1958. The extremely detailed map not solely contains landmarks, but additionally built-up areas, roads and streets, rows of bushes, faculties, church buildings, mosques, synagogues, hospitals, gardens, energy strains, railroads, diplomatic missions, tram strains, tunnels and extra. The map was compiled by the US Military Maps Service based mostly on maps printed by the Survey of Egypt. The consulted maps from the Survey date from 1945, 1951, and 1956. Supply: College of Texas Libraries. Picture courtesy of Cairo Observer.


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