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Country Cousins Enjoying a Rare Visit to Town

COUNTRY COUSINS ENJOYING A RARE VISIT TO TOWN

When business brings the Nile Valley farmer into town, he will sometimes take the opportunity to give his whole family an outing. In his cotton gown the master strides beside his ass, while his wives huddle together in the quaint coster-cart and the elder children gaze wide-eyed from a pulpit-like crate

Native "Omnibus" in a Street of Old Cairo

NATIVE "OMNIBUS" IN A STREET OF OLD CAIRO

Neddy seems to have a heavy load, ten passengers, apart from the baby, but their weight is so well balanced that the task of drawing this native "omnibus" is not an over-burdening one. The Cairo cart is the only type of vehicle that can thread the narrow lanes in the old quarter of the city