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Funerary khanqah of Mamluk Sultan al-Ashraf Barsbay, Cairo

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Cairo (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca.1870 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:

    PH.129-1887

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Cairo (photographed)

Date

ca.1870 (photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

خانقاه ومسجد السلطان برسباى

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 'Tomb mosque of the Mamlūk Sultan El-Ashraf Bars Bey. Exterior. 15th century', built in 1432. Cairo, Egypt, ca. 1870

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

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

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Mosques; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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