DAC Collection Object Information
Tombs in the Southern Cemetery, Cairo, Second View,
From Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine
Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on lightweight board with gilded edges in bound volume
Dimensions (Image): 163 x 223 mm (6.4 x 8.8 in.)
Dimensions (Mount (album sheet)): 312 x 435 mm (12.3 x 17.1 in.)
Printed on mount: “TOMBS IN THE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, / Cairo, Second View.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo.”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “6”; inscribed on negative in image, lower left corner: “Frith E no 80”
Edition: As published in the album "Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine: Supplementary Volume” (London: William Mackenzie), 1862
Accession number: 2010.15.5
Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2010
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Collector’s stamp of Weston J. Naef in red on verso of album’s frontispiece
Bibliography: Douglas R. Nickel, Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine: A Victorian Photographer Abroad (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004), compare with plate 18.
Work Type: photograph
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