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Interior of the Temple of the Sphinx, Egypt

ca. 1880-1890
19th century
282 x 214 mm (11.1 x 8.4 in.)

G. Lékégian & Cie., Armenian or French

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Inscribed on negative, lower right: “Photog. Art. G. Lekegian & C.”; inscribed, lower left: title in French and “No. 7”
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), reproduced on cover.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.114.231

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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.]
  • Egypt - TGN 7016833
  • interior views - Use for photographs or other representations of the interior of a building or other structure. [April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added.]
  • North Africa - TGN 7016886
  • temples - Use for religious buildings dedicated to the service of a deity or deities, often housing a cult image; do not use for such Christian or Islamic religious buildings, prefer "churches" or "mosques." May also be used for Protestant places of worship in France and some French-speaking regions. [February 1995 scope note added.]
  • travel photography

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  • image Dimensions: 282 x 214 mm (11.1 x 8.4 in.)

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