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Photograph - Egyptian Museum at the Giza Palace

Egyptian Museum at the Giza Palace

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)
    Giza (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 1800s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Harold Wallis, Esq., 28 August 1917

  • Museum number:

    1074-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Egypt (photographed)
Giza (photographed)

Date

late 1800s (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

المتحف المصرى بقصر الجيزة

Object history note

Part of a group of originally 191 photographs presented by Harold Wallis, Esq. of Purley, 28 August 1912. Many were later 'withdrawn' as duplicates

Descriptive line

Photograph by unknown photographer, captioned 'Cairo: Egyptian Museum. Courtyard' [when the museum was housed in the Giza Palace. Today, the museum was relocated to Tahrir square, the Giza palace was demolished and replaced with the Giza Zoo], Cairo, Egypt, albumen print, late 19th century

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Topography; Museums; Historic Cairo

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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