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Photograph - The mihrab of the madrasa of Mamluk Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun
  • The mihrab of the madrasa of Mamluk Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun
    Lekegian, Gabriel
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The mihrab of the madrasa of Mamluk Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)
    Cairo (photographed)

  • Date:

    1887-1908 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Frank E. Spiers, Esq., 23 September 1920

  • Museum number:

    3521-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A mounted albumen print showing a topographical view of Cairo, Egypt

Place of Origin

Egypt (photographed)
Cairo (photographed)

Date

1887-1908 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

مجموعة السلطان المنصور قلاوون

Dimensions

Height: 26.7 cm, Width: 33.1 cm

Object history note

One of a set of photographs given to the Museum by Frank Edward Spiers (brother of Richard Phene Spiers).

Descriptive line

Photograph by G. Lekegian & Cie, captioned 'Cairo: Mosque of Kalâûn. Interior. Mihrab', built in 1284-85. Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, 1887-1908

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Architecture; Archaeology; Middle East; Mosques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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