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Alexandria Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 135 pictures in our Alexandria collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Hereford World Map, c.1280, 1944. Creator: Richard de Bello Featured Print

Hereford World Map, c.1280, 1944. Creator: Richard de Bello

Hereford World Map, c.1280, (1944). Detail showing the Mediterranean coast and the Nile Delta in northern Egypt. The lighthouse at Alexandria, complete with flames, can be seen next to the mouth of the River Nile. Also shown are mythical creatures such as the winged salamander, unicorn or monoceros, and mandragora, as well as a real rhinoceros. Part of the Hereford Mappa Mundi at Hereford Cathedral. Attributed to Richard de Bello, the Hereford Mappa Mundi, drawn on a single sheet of vellum, is the largest known existing medieval map. From "British Maps and Map-Makers", by Edward Lynam. [Collins, London, 1944]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Insurrection under Arabi Pasha, 1882: The Bluejackets clearing the streets Featured Print

The Insurrection under Arabi Pasha, 1882: The Bluejackets clearing the streets

The Insurrection under Arabi Pasha, 1882: The Bluejackets clearing the streets of Alexandria, (1901). Episode of the Anglo-Egyptian War: British sailors with a machine gun in the port city of Alexandria. Egyptian general Ahmad Urabi (or Ourabi) participated in a mutiny that developed into a general revolt against the Anglo-French dominated administration of Egypt. British warships in Alexandria Harbour opened fire on the city's gun emplacements after the Egyptians ignored an ultimatum to remove them. Blue jacket was a term for a junior enlisted sailor in a navy. From "The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901: The Life and Accession of King Edward VII. and the Life of Queen Alexandra". [London, 1901]

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Glass fragments, two half faces of the goddess Hathor Featured Print

Glass fragments, two half faces of the goddess Hathor

Glass fragments, two half faces of the goddess Hathor. These tiny fragments, possibly inlays from shrines and furniture, were made from polychrome glass canes laid side by side to create a picture. The rods were fused, left to cool, stretched to miniaturise, then sliced to form each piece. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Graeco-Roman 3rd-1stC BC. Place of Origin: Alexandria. Material Size: L: 2.7x1.3x0.4cm, R: 2.5x2x0.2cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Sold at Christie's, London (1993) . Location: 36

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images