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Maynard Owens Williams. A view of the Monastery of Saint Catherine amid granite peaks. Mount Sinai, Egypt. 1920s.

Maynard Owen Williams. A view of the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas from the south. Famagusta, Cyprus. 1920s.

Maynard Owen Williams. A view of the rocky coast at Agay. Agay, France. 1920s.

Maynard Owen Williams. An informal portrait of a young girl sitting on the steps of a temple. Bali, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. 1920s.

Maynard Owen Williams (1888-1963), a correspondent for National Geographic since 1919. From his adolescence he began traveling, exploring all continents. He was an excellent photographer and pioneer of travel photography. Among his testimonies, there are descriptions of the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb in 1923.