Not currently on display at the V&A

The mosque of Mamluk Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun, Cairo

late 19th to early 20th century (photographed)
Place Of Origin

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

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
albumen print
Brief Description
Photograph by Jean-Pascal Sebah, capioned 'Mosque & Tomb of the Mamlūk Sultan Ibn Kalāūn', built in 1284-85. Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, 1886 to 1947
Physical Description
A mounted albumen print showing a topographical view of Cairo, Egypt
  • Height: 26.7cm
  • Width: 33.1cm
Measurement includes card mount
Marks and Inscriptions
Object history
Given to the Museum in 1896 by Mr. Somers Clarke
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Survey of Egypt, Index to Map of Cairo showing Mohammedan monuments (Cairo, 1951) no.43
Other Number
43 - Index of Islamic Monuments in Cairo
Accession Number

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record createdDecember 13, 2013
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