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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:


  • 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:


  • 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)


early 20th century (photographed)


Knudsen, Knud (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Marks and inscriptions

جامع الأزهر


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


Photographic paper




Mosques; Photographs; Middle East; Architecture; Historic Cairo


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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