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By John A. Larson

Misplaced Nubia: A Centennial express of images from the 1905-1907 Egyptian excursion of the college of Chicago is for the inaugural convey within the Marshall and Doris Holleb family members distinct shows Gallery of the Oriental Institute Museum. Curated by way of John A Larson, Oriental Institute Museum Archivist, the convey of fifty-two ancient photos from the Oriental Institute records used to be chosen as a short lived accompaniment to the recent everlasting set up of gadgets from old Nubia. those photographic photos record a few of the archaeological websites in Nubia that experience disappeared lower than the waters of Lake Nasser and some locations which are so distant that few travelers have ever obvious them. those documentary photographs, taken in the course of the consecutive wintry weather box seasons of 1905-1906 and 1906-1907, characterize only a small a part of a corpus of approximately 1,200 black-and-white negatives that have been made by means of the Egyptian excursion of the collage of Chicago, below the path of James Henry Breasted. the unique glass-plate box negatives for the 1st season of the excursion, 1905-1907, have been made by means of German photographer Friedrich Koch. For the expedition's moment box season up the Nile (1906-1907) Breasted determined to complement the pro glass-plate images of Horst Schliephack with a moment digital camera that used roll-film. The smaller-format movie negatives have been used to take ethnographic photos, in addition to candid photos of the day trip contributors at paintings.

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