[ilds] Cecil roof

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sat Jun 2 09:34:07 PDT 2007

I am indeed producing a book of vintage photographs of Alexandria.  It 
will be published next year.


On Saturday, June 2, 2007, at 05:08  pm, Bruce Redwine wrote:

> Great photos, Michael, but not in Alex Illus., regrettably.  Did you 
> ever think of doing a book of old 1930 photos of Alexandria, such as 
> the beach party with the man in his dinner jacket and the bold woman?  
> That kind of book I would really like to have.  Over the years you see 
> similar books come out, e.g., The Last Empire:  Photographs of British 
> India, 1855-1911 (Aperture, 1976). Maybe you could do a companion 
> piece to a new edition of the Quartet.  Not exactly Egytomania, which 
> has a market, but close.  Doesn't Routledge put out stuff like that?  
> Lord Mountbatten of Burma isn't around to write you a preface, but I'm 
> sure you could find some notable.
> Bruce
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael Haag <michaelhaag at btinternet.com>
>> Sent: Jun 2, 2007 6:52 AM
>> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>> Subject: [ilds] Cecil roof
>> The roof of the Hotel Cecil is open for meals and drinks and for its
>> wonderful views over the Eastern Harbour and along the Corniche.
>> Herewith a couple of photographs I took in 2003, I think it was.  
>> There
>> are more of Alexandria in my book Alexandria Illustrated.
>> :Michael
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