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Study of Prickly Pear Orchard and Camels, Cairo

published 1862
19th century
162 x 225 mm (6.4 x 8.9 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: “STUDY OF PRICKLY PEAR ORCHARD AND CAMELS / Cairo.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo.”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “20”; inscribed on negative in image, lower right corner: “Frith 150”
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).
Credit Line: Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.15.9

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Africa - TGN 7001242
  • agriculture - Science or art of cultivating the soil, harvesting crops, and raising livestock. W [April 1996 descriptor moved. November 1995 related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • 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.
  • Cairo - TGN 7001215
  • camels
  • Egypt - TGN 7016833
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • orchards
  • plants
  • travel photography

Dimensions
  • image Dimensions: 162 x 225 mm (6 3/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

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