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Saturday, November 21, 1914

Left Phila [Philadelphia] by train to New York and sailed on S.S. New York at noon promptly. Very small number of passengers, owing to war.

Sunday, November 29, 1914

Arrived Liverpool about 9 a.m. Passage had been rather stormy and owing to light cargo, boat had a steady and excessive roll all the way over. Last days ran very slowly. Before passengers were allowed to land, all were subjected to rigid scrutiny, and Americans were told to have their photographs affixed to passports as soon as possible. I declared in Customs a revolver and ammunition, which were taken, to be surrendered to me when I left the country. Parcelled by special boat train to London, reaching there about 5 p.m.
London appears much the same, except that the more brilliant lights and electric signs are not working and street lamps have a little…

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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
    11/21/1914; 11/29/1914
  • 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.