- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Sunday, November 29, 1914 (continued)
...hood or cover over them, to prevent them being seen from above. There is a subdued light in the streets which is to me rather attractive. Just as many people seem to be about, but of course a larger number of soldiers.
Mr. Jones met me at the hotel by appointment, and I intend to use his services in getting together the outfit. Stayed at Salisbury Hotel, Salisbury Square, where I had found good rooms and good table before.
Monday, November 30, 1914
Started out early this morning getting things together. First went to Cooks and booked on the P. + O. India, leaving on Friday from London to Port Said. Then went to Stanleys’ and purchased surveying and drawing equipment. I omitted the theodolite, the most expensive instrument needed, because for a preliminary survey, we would not require it. I also bought a much cheaper plane table, as after seeing them, it seemed to me that the one selected would meet every require…[ment]
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