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Columns in the Hypostyle Hall, Karnak

ca. 1860-1880
19th century
367 x 254 mm (14.4 x 10 in.)

Felice Beato, British, (ca. 1825–ca. 1908)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Signed on negative, lower right: “A. Beato”; inscribed in pencil on verso of mount: title in French and English
Bibliography: Ellen G. D’Oench, ed., with essays by Erica L. Frohman, Mary H. Goodrich, Karl E. Kusserow, and Laura R. Nierenberg, More Vivid Places: Victorian Photographs of Britain, the Middle East, and Orient [catalog for exhibition presented August 29 – October 25, 1984] (Middletown, CT: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1984); note (228) 4, (222–223) 3 (Karnak, Beato); (81-2, 101) 2 (Karnak, Anonymous).
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.114.229

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  • 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.]
  • columns (architectural elements) - Use for cylindrical, upright masonry members, usually either giving support or appearing to give support and usually comprised of three sections: a base, capital, and shaft; common also on furniture, especially as decorative elements. Use also for all uprights in steel frame or concrete frame structures. For square or rectangular members, either in masonry construction or classically treated, and for massive uprights in Medieval architecture, use "piers (supporting elements)"; for wooden square uprights, use "posts." [January 1995 related term added. March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'columns'; alternate term changed, was 'column'; descriptor moved. July 1991 scope note changed.]
  • Egypt - TGN 7016833
  • Karnak - TGN 7001446
  • North Africa - TGN 7016886
  • travel photography

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  • image Dimensions: 367 x 254 mm (14.4 x 10 in.)

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