The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile

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Photograph of Tisisat Falls in 2006

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Photograph of the Nubian Desert 8km NE of Wadi Halfa Market, Sudan, in 2008

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Engraving of James Bruce by S. Freeman from a painting by D. Martin

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Photograph of Ethiopian coins from King Endybis 227-235 A.D

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Map of Africa from 1690, originally published in Grooten Atlas in 1660

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Dutch map of James Bruce's journey through Africa

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Picture of one of eleven rock-hewn churches built by the Zagwe dynasty in the capital, Lalibela

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The first page of James Bruce's Dedication to the King in his travel narrative

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A map of the island of Massawa and the surrounding area found in James Bruce's Travels

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A map of Lake Tana and the surrounding area taken from James Bruce's Travels
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