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Photograph - The funerary kanqahs of Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay (left) and Sultan Faraj ibn Barquq (right), Cairo
  • The funerary kanqahs of Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay (left) and Sultan Faraj ibn Barquq (right), Cairo
    Sebah, Pascal, born 1823 - died 1886
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The funerary kanqahs of Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay (left) and Sultan Faraj ibn Barquq (right), Cairo

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)
    Cairo (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sebah, Pascal, born 1823 - died 1886 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:

    PH.132-1887

  • 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

ca. 1870s (photographed)

Artist/maker

Sebah, Pascal, born 1823 - died 1886 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

خانقاه الناصر فرج بن برقوق

خانقاه ومسجد الأشرف برسباى

قبة جانى بك الأشرفى

Object history note

This photograph is from a set of photographs transferred in 1887 from the Art Museum to the photographic collection.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Pascal Sebah, captioned ‘Cairo: Tombs of the Khalifs. General View’, [The funerary khanqah of Sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay, the mausoleum of Janibak al-Ashrafi and the funerary khanqah of Sultan Faraj ibn Barquq], built in the 15th century. Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, c. 1870's

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Survey of Egypt, Index to Map of Cairo showing Mohammedan monuments (Cairo, 1951) no.121, no.122 and no.149

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Tombs

Categories

Photographs; Archaeology; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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