Villiers du Terrage family. Documents and manuscripts on the Egyptian Campaign during the 18th -20th Century

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VILLIERS DU TERRAGE FAMILY

Documents and manuscripts on the Egyptian Campaign during the 18th -20th Century

•-A2 folder on the Egypt campaign: historical and archaeological research, letters. From 1798 to 1847.
Folder on the discovery and donation of the father, Edouard de Villiers Terrage, three veined granite ushabti, from the Valley of the Kings at Thebes, the Pharaoh’s tomb from the 18th Dynasty Amenhotep III: photographs, early 20th century press releases.
And recorded research and campaigns by Edouard de villiers Terrage in Egypt (1798-1801): letters, report, drawings, prints, etc.

•-A21-journal about trip from Cairo to Aswan, citizen Edouard de Villiers Terrage (son of Viscount Villiers Terrage first finance clerk of HM King Louis XVI), assigned to the commission of scholars who accompanied the general citizen Bonaparte in Egypt campaign 1798-1801.
Manuscript. Six drawings, two sketches.

Edouard de Villiers du Terrage was a French roads and bridges engineer at the age of 18; then General Inspector and builder of the Canal Saint-Denis and Saint Martin.

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