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Gaumont

  • Organisation

Film company.

Lee, John

  • Person
  • 1783-1866

Lieder, Alice

  • Person
  • ?-1868
  • See <i>Who Was Who in Egyptology</i> (4th ed. 2012), 332-3 (Rudolph Theophilus Lieder).

Lloyd, George

  • Person
  • 1815-1843

British botanist, excavator and traveller. He was probably born in India on 17 October 1815, the illegitimate son of Sir William L. of Brynestyn, a Welsh soldier and pioneer mountaineer, and an Indian lady. Lloyd was a member of the Cairo Literary Society and excavated at Thebes with Émile Prisse d'Avennes between 1839 and 1843. He died aged 27 in an accident at Qurna on 10 October 1843. His papers and botanical collections were given to the Botanical Garden of Montpellier.

Barry, (Sir) Charles

  • Person
  • 1795-1860

British architect. Born, Westminster 1795. Died, Clapham 1860. In a distinguished career he was most famous for designing the Houses of Parliament. Somers Clarke was numbered amongst his pupils. Met Mr D. Baillie when visiting Greece and Turkey in 1817, and was invited to accompany him on a tour of Egypt and Palestine, and thus became the first English architect to record monuments in Egypt. They followed the Nile up beyond Philae; Barry left graffiti on many monuments during his time there.

Brunton, Winifred Mabel

  • Person
  • 1880-1959

British artist. Born, 1880. Died, Clocolan, Orange Free State, South Africa 1959. Married Guy Brunton in 1906. Produced water colour illustrations for her own publications, as well as for her husband's excavation reports.

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