Reproductions of the Abu Simbel colossi of Rameses II, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London, 1854. Replicas by J. Bonomi. Illustrated London News, 22 July 1854, as reproduced in Nicholas Warner, ed., Egyptian Panorama: Reports from the 19th Century British Press (Cairo, 1994), 18.

From Whose pharaohs?: archaeology, museums, and Egyptian national identity from Napoleon to World War I by Donald Malcolm Reid

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  • Figure 24. Reproductions of the Abu Simbel colossi of Rameses II, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London, 1854. Replicas by J. Bonomi. Illustrated London News, 22 July 1854, as reproduced in Nicholas Warner, ed., Egyptian Panorama: Reports from the 19th Century British Press (Cairo, 1994), 18.