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Photograph - The courtyard of the mosque of al-Azhar, Cairo
  • The courtyard of the mosque of al-Azhar, Cairo
    Knudsen, Knud
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The courtyard of the mosque of al-Azhar, Cairo

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    Cairo (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knudsen, Knud (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    1713-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A mounted black and white photograph showing a topographical view of Cairo, Egypt

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
Cairo (made)

Date

early 20th century (photographed)

Artist/maker

Knudsen, Knud (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Marks and inscriptions

جامع الأزهر

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm mount approximate, Width: 26.5 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by K.K. Bergen, captioned 'A.4. Cairo Universitet. 11' [Confused with al-Azhar mosque, built in 970]. Cairo, Egypt, gelatin silver print, after 1915
Photograph of the courtyard of al-Azhar Mosque (970), Cairo, Egypt

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

Survey of Egypt, Index to Map of Cairo showing Mohammedan monuments (Cairo, 1951) no.97

Materials

Photographic paper

Categories

Mosques; Photographs; Middle East; Architecture; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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