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Aristocrats and Archaeologists An Edwardian Journey on the NileIn 190708 Ferdinand Platt known to his family as Ferdy traveled to Egypt as personal physician to the ailing 8th Duke of Devonshire―one of the giant statesmen of the late Victorian age―and his family party recounting his adventure in letters to his young wife in England Throughout the journey Ferdy not only reported on the sights of the country around him with his amateur Egyptologist’s eye and the p

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Aristocrats and Archaeologists An Edwardian Journey on the Nile doc ✓ Kindle Edition ✓ dcmdirect ☆ ❮Download❯ ➽ Aristocrats and Archaeologists An Edwardian Journey on the Nile ➸ Author Toby Wilkinson – Dcmdirect.co.uk A collection Eople he met along the way including Howard Carter and Winston Churchill but also recorded his private thoughts and intimate observations of a formal and stratified society soon to be witness to its own extinction Introduced by Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson and Ferdy’s great nephew Julian Platt the letters open an intriguing window onto travel in Egypt during the Belle Epoue and the golden age of Egyptolog

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A collection of letters in a small painted box passed down through three generations of a London family is the starting point for a vivid account of a three month journey up and down the Nile in a bygone age The letters like a time capsule bring to life a lost world of Edwardian travel and social s of Egypt on the brink of the modern age of the great figures of Egyptology of aristocrats and archaeologists