Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1342
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Cataract Hotel, Aswan, Egypt to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 1 Mar. 1928
Date1 March 1928
Extent1 f (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionSends a photograph taken at the local races [Ga 2 E 1342/3]. Had to send for her warmer clothes, and slept under a fur rug due to the cold weather. Is feeling better, and has been able to walk to the town. Has heard from George that he was going to try to visit the pyramids. She hopes to go to Luxor next week. Geoff rode in a donkey race yesterday.

Ga 2 E 1342/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, Serlby Hall, Bawtry, Yorkshire. Postmarked Cataract Hotel, Aswan, 1 Mar. 1928.

Ga 2 E 1342/3: Black and white photographic print showing spectators at the local races in Aswan. Men and women in 1920s syle dress including panama and cloche style hats.
Termtravel, Egypt
animals, donkeys
entertainments, horse races
clothing and dress. 1920s (image)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA79898Smyth; Violet Frances Skeffington- (1880-1930); Hon.; née Monckton1880-1930
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