Some of these photographs were found in an envelope dated by Wise to Jan 1965, which is presumably when he inscribed some of them.
MC:P2/17/1P/1 8 Apr 1887
Photograph (carte-de-visite size) of Jeremiah Head.
MC:P2/17/1P/2–10 early 20th cent.
Nine photographs of unidentified people, presumably friends and relations of Wise.
MC:P2/17/1P/11–13 early 20th cent.
Three photographs, probably all from the same film, of scenes of Istanbul.
MC:P2/17/1P/14–18 early 20th cent.
Five photographs, also probably all from the same film, and also apparently of Istanbul.
Two photographs of Wise wearing a fez, probably taken in Egypt.
MC:P2/17/1P/21 early 20th cent.
Postcard with a view of Istanbul.
MC:P2/17/1P/22–23 early 20th cent.
Two photographs of groups, both uninscribed.
Photograph of a woman, inscribed by Wise “Miss Young, Levana (?), 1899 approx.”
MC:P2/17/1P/25 early 20th cent.
Photograph of a royal antelope. A note on the back says that it was taken at Bebaim(?) and was taken to London Zoo.
Photograph of Wise’s wedding day. His wife was Hope Wrightson, whose sister Lucy married Wise’s brother Frederick.
MC:P2/17/1P/27 early 20th cent.
Photograph of a man leaning on a harbour wall inscribed by Wise “Douglas Wise?”.
Two photographs, identified and dated by Wise as Smyrna, c.1926.
Three photographs, the first two of which are identified and dated by Wise as the British Cemetery at Noda, c.1926. The third one is uninscribed, but is clearly of the same place.
Five photographs of Athens, dated by Wise to c.1926.
MC:P2/17/1P/38 early 20th cent.
Photograph of Hope Wise riding an ostrich.
Ten photographs of the Wises with friends. Most are identified by Wise, and some are dated to 1932.
Four photographs of the Wises, friends and staff, identified by Wise as having been taken at Dores.
Two unidentified photographs of people and places. One may be of the Forth Bridge.
Two photographs inscribed in the same hand (not Wise’s) as “Our Barracks, Mandalay”, and “A KLM being backed into the Hangers [sic].
Photograph of Alec and Hope Wise, probably taken in Britain.
Photograph of a sphinx at Memphis.
Photograph of Wise with Neguib and the South African Ambassador to Egypt.
Two versions of a photograph of Alec and Hope Wise, one of which is inscribed by Wise as having been taken in Cairo.
Five small photographs, and one enlarged one, of Wise walking by a lake. Undated, but clearly taken after his return to Britain in 1956.
Photograph of Hope and Alec Wise, probably taken not long before their deaths.
Etching by Hope Wrightson (later Wise) of a view of Istanbul.
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