- 1910-1923 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Formerly on the possession of Mrs Christina J. Sleight (Dilley's granddaughter).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr Howard and Mrs Christina J. Sleight (Dilley's granddaughter) in March 2014 and March 2015.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
1) Photograph album titled ‘Abusir. Summer 1923’, also including other older photographs (1918 to 1923).
2) Photograph album of family portraits [non egyptological].
3) Copy of the Arabic publication Arab Architecture in Egypt: The Principal Structural Characteristics of the Style Classified; by Wilfrid Joseph Dilley (...); with plates prepared by F. Chatterton (...); translated by Mahmoud Ahmed (...); Cairo: National Printing Press, 1923; including 2 manuscript English translations of Arabic title page [non egyptological] [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/869282469].
4) Additional folder with photographs, 2 postcards and a small group of family papers.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
All the photographs were digitized by Mr and Mrs Sleight, who keep digital files and modern prints. A set of modern prints from those digital files was also included in the donation.
Related units of description
-1, 2 and 4) Not published.