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Ruined Mosque near Philae1857
160 x 230 mm (6.3 x 9.1 in.)
Francis Frith, British (English), (1822–1898)
Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Series: from Egypt and Palestine: Photographed and Described by Francis Frith
Edition: One of 42 photographs published in “Egypt and Palestine: Photographed and Described by Francis Frith,” two volumes, London: James S. Virtue, 1858–1859
Marks: Signed, dated, and numbered “29” on negative; inscribed on mount, lower right: “Frith Photo 1857”
Bibliography: On the book in general, see Lucien Goldschmidt, The Truthful Lens (New York, 1980), cat. no. 61; reproductions in figures 3 (cover of book), 130, 150.
Credit Line: Gift of Gail Gomberg Propp, 1985
Accession Number: 1985.37.14
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
architecture*, Egypt*, Islam, mosques, North Africa*, religions, religious buildings, ruins*, travel photography
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- Egypt - TGN 7016833
- North Africa - TGN 7016886
- religious buildings
- ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
- travel photography
- image Dimensions: 160 x 230 mm (6.3 x 9.1 in.)
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