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Tombs in the Southern Cemetery, Cairo, Third View,

From Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine

Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on lightweight board with gilded edges in bound volume

Dimensions (Image): 166 x 219 mm (6.5 x 8.6 in.)

Dimensions (Mount (album sheet)): 312 x 435 mm (12.3 x 17.1 in.)

Printed on mount: “TOMBS IN THE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, / Cairo, Third View.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo.”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “14”; inscribed on negative in image, lower right corner: “Frith E No 76”

Edition: As published in the album "Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine: Supplementary Volume” (London: William Mackenzie), 1862

Accession number: 2010.15.6

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, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004), compare with plate 18

Work Type: photograph

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