Dwight Long's Circumnavigation, 1934—1940.
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Collection
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Dwight's portrait at the Great Sphinx in Egypt.
Collection Description:
Dwight Long Collection.
Description of Photograph:
Photographic print depicts Dwight as a tourist at the Great Sphinx in Egypt.
Explanation of Details:
Dwight selected a few of his photographs printed on postcards. Here the souvenir of his travels was pasted into a scrapbook along with an Egyptian stamp of the era.
Background Information:
"I went the rounds of the ordinary tourist, visiting the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the giant pyramid of Cheops with its two lesser companions and the vast carved mass of the Sphinx."-From "Seven Seas on a Shoestring", p. 264
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