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Gamaliyya street and the ottoman wikala of Uda Pasha, Cairo

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)
    Cairo (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)
    Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Platinotype

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from Mr. Somers Clarke, 11 June 1896

  • Museum number:

    PH.1412-1896

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A mounted sepia-coloured photograph depicting Rue Gamaliéh, Cairo, Egypt.

Place of Origin

Egypt (photographed)
Cairo (photographed)

Date

late 19th century (photographed)

Artist/maker

Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)
Lekegian, Gabriel (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Platinotype

Marks and inscriptions

شارع الجماليه ووكالة اوده باشا

Dimensions

Height: 26.7 cm, Width: 33.1 cm

Object history note

This was originally part of a group of 35 photographs catalogued as 'Saracenic art', and bought from the architect Mr. Somers Clarke for £4 in 1896.

Descriptive line

Photograph by G. Lekegian & Co., captioned 'Rue Gamaliéh' [and wikalat Uda Pasha built in 1673], Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, late 19th century

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

Survey of Egypt, Index to Map of Cairo showing Mohammedan monuments (Cairo, 1951) no.19

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Mashrabiyya

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Architecture; Archaeology; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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