curiosities

Big Haul of Hashish

£5,000 worth was seized from Mr. Parkinson in the night. Police were able to arrest his suffrage.

Olympic Transportation

Insight into the transportation and lodging of Egyptians to the Athens Olympic Games, in comparison to the current events happening with the 2020 Olympic Games.

The Beginning of Fingerprint Evidence

In 1905, matching fingerprints to identify criminals was a new technology. Because it had only been recently developed, fingerprint technology was imperfect and had yet to be trusted by the public.

The Cairo Police

The Cairo Police pulled of a near impossible feat by finding the lost money of an innkeeper with very little details.

Cairo Motor Car Fatality

Pedestrians take the law into their own hands after furious driving leading to accidents.

Pink Pills: Stronger Than Death

A comment on the claim that Pink Pills cure everything

Musical Performance

How the Egyptian Gazette treats musical performances and how they judge the performers.

The Sultan's Kidney Disease

THe Sultan was suffering from a disease which would not be as serious today

A Look Into The History of Doan's Kidney Pills

An analysis of the progression of miracle pill advertisement throughout 1905, 1906, and 1907 as a means to make inferences about the overall progression of medicine and marketing of medicines

Response to Law Against Foreigners in Egypt

This ad in the Egyptian Gazette newspaper provides readers with a quick synopsis of a book called The Law Affecting Foreigners in Egypt by James Henry Scott, a lecturer at the Khedivial School of Law, Cairo. The book is an introduction to Egyptian Law as it affected foreigners and provides information on history like; the law of the Ottoman Empire and the Ottoman Capitulations.