Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1343
TitleLetter from Violet Skeffington-Smyth, Cataract Hotel, Aswan, Egypt to her father George E.M. Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 22 Mar. 1928
Date22 March 1928
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionInforms him that they enjoyed their 4 day trip down the Nile from Luxor to Assiut [Asyut]. The river was very low and they got stuck on a sand bank. Found out that they need special passports for Greece and Constantinople. Describes their visit to the museum to see the artefacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun which have recently arrived, and a visit to see the barrage gardens on the Nile. Informs him that they leave on saturday for Alexandria, where they sail for Rhodes and Constantinople, then Venice.

Ga 2 E 1343/2: Envelope addressed to Viscount Galway, Serlby Hall, Bawtry, Yorkshire. Postmarked Cairo, 22 Mar. 1928.
rivers, Nile
travel, Egypt

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