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Document Details


Title: Letter from Sophia Lane Poole, August, 1842
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/bwld/documentidx.pl?docid=S5050-D005
Original Language: English
Time span: 1842
Speaker: Poole, Sophia Lane, 1804-1891
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1804
Speaker place of birth: England; United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Explorer
Age at speaking: 38
Document location: Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Document date: Aug-1842
Locations discussed: Africa; Cairo, Cairo, Egypt; Cairo, Egypt; Egypt
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa; Cairo, Cairo, Egypt; Cairo, Egypt; Egypt
Topics discussed - Other terms: Apparel; Arab people; Bathing; Communities; Demons; Domestic life; Economics; Egyptian people; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Funerals; Harems; Health; Home management; Houses; International travel; Landladies/landlords; Law; Living arrangements; Local customs; Murder; Personal cleanliness; Popular beliefs; Property rentals; Servants; Sociology; Weddings
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S5050-D005-9253