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Pyramidmania: How we keep on taking the same picture over and over again…

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Tired from these pyramids… (image from Flickr, taken by KgbBristol)

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The Audiger family from Knoxville, USA, visiting the pyramids during their “Grand Tour” in 1912 (Image from Penn University libraries).

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Steve Swayne at the pyramids in 1978 (wikimedia)

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Yuri Gagarin visiting the pyramids in 1962…

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Cale Woodley from Australia, 2009  (wikimedia)

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English tourists at the pyramids, ca. 1890.

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Australian soldiers, 1915 (coolection State Library of Queensland)  

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A group of wealthy Irish men and women by the Pyramids during one of the first Thomas Cook package holidays. Slide from a collection found in a house in Dunmanway, Ireland.

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“Queen of the Sahara”, Margaret Coll, 2009 (via Wikimedia).

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King Pedro II of Brazil during a visit to Egypt in 1871.

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“Our Party. December 1892″  (collection Boston Public Library)