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Félix Bonfils

French photographer, active in West Asia

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 8 March 1831. Bonfils and his family moved to Beirut in 1867 and opened the studio "Maison Bonfils", which became F. Bonfils et Cie in 1878. Bonfils also photographed in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Greece and Constantinople.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500016696.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Félix Bonfils:

Félix Bonfils Ruins of the Synagogue at Capharnaum, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Mosque of Omar, Interior. The Stone, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Waterfront City, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils The Kasr-el-Nil Bridge, Cairo, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Boutique, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Cairo—General View of the Mamelouk Tombs and Pyramids, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils General View of Cairo, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils An Arab Woman and Her Child on a Donkey, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Cairo, The Tombs of the Mameluks, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Sakkich [?] […] in Egypt, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils General View of the Barrage of the Nile, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Entrance to the Serapeum at Sakkara, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils The Mosque of El Azhar on Sunday, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Interior of the Tomb of Iy at Saggara, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils The Sphynx and the Pyramids of Cheffren and Mycirinus, ca. 1870-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Entrance to the Serapeum at the Step-Pyramid of Sakkara, ca. 1877-1887 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Balbek—Vue de l’Acropole, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Untitled (figures under an archway in a city in Turkey?), ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Restaurateur Ambulant au Caire, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Ambassade de France au Caire, cour intérieure, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Aniers et Baudets du Caire, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Village Arabe au Bord du Nil, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Le Caire—Palais d’Abdin, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils General View of Baalbek, Syria (Vue générale de Balbek, Syrie), ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Cairo—Avenue of Gezirch (Le Caire—Avenue de Gezirch), ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Laboreux en Egypte, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Femmes Egyptiennes Allant a l’Eau, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Vendor of Date Cakes, Jaffa, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Vendeurs d’Eau Fraiche dans les Rues du Caire, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Attributed to Félix Bonfils Moslem Sheikh Praying, ca. 1867-1880 Albumen print
Félix Bonfils Damascus, Maison d’Ananias, ca. 1872-1880 Albumen print
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