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Crocodile on a Sand-Bank

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Crocodile on a Sand-Bank

published 1862
19th century
155 x 217 mm (6.1 x 8.5 in.)

Francis Frith, British (English), (1822–1898)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on lightweight board with gilded edges in bound volume
Series: from Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine
Edition: As published in the album "Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine: Supplementary Volume” (London: William Mackenzie), 1862
Marks: Printed on mount: “CROCODILE ON A SAND-BANK.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo.”; inscribed in pencil on mount, lower left corner: “52”; inscribed on negative in image, lower left corner: “Frith E No 17”
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), plate 76.
Credit Line: Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.15.18

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • reptiles
  • riverbanks - The land margins of rivers. [June 1993 lead-in term added. November 1990 related term added.]
  • travel photography

  • image Dimensions: 155 x 217 mm (6.1 x 8.5 in.)

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