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Monday, November 30, 1914 (continued)

...[require]ment. I made several changes in the list, where I found certain instruments had been improved or another of more service. Arranged to have the goods packed and shipped to S.S. India before Friday. Stanley also offered to receive and pack goods which I would send to them from other dealers.
Next went to Houghton’s Ltd. A large photographic house on Holborn, not far from Stanleys’. I had no knowledge of any of the photo dealers in London but on inquiry found Houghton’s to be a good house.
The purchases here took several hours as the list was a long one and I wanted to go over every thing. I could not secure in stock a camera specially built to stand excessive heat and moisture (so-called tropical camera) but as Egypt is not a very trying climate in that way, I got a very fine Sanderson A1 camera. It is the best made, and beautifully put together and will stand good hard…

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Display Page Dates
    Modern
  • Display Page Dates
    11/30/1914
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

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  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.