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Photograph - Objects in the South Kensington Museum, panel from a minbar erected by Mamluk Sultan Qaytbay in Cairo
  • Objects in the South Kensington Museum, panel from a minbar erected by Mamluk Sultan Qaytbay in Cairo
    Mawe & Co.
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Objects in the South Kensington Museum, panel from a minbar erected by Mamluk Sultan Qaytbay in Cairo

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    South Kensington Museum (photographed)

  • Date:

    1887 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mawe & Co. (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:

    PH.180-1887

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case BX, shelf 167

Physical description

A mounted albumen print showing an object from the V&A collections

Place of Origin

South Kensington Museum (photographed)

Date

1887 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Mawe & Co. (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

منبر للسلطان قايتباى

Object history note

This photograph is from a set of photographs transferred in 1887 from the office of Robert Henry Soden Smith, (Keeper of the South Kensington Museum Library) to the photographic collection.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Messrs. Mawe & Co., Objects in the South Kensington Museum, captioned 'Pulpit of Mimbar. Detail of Pulpit from mosque in Cairo', made by Sultan Qaytbay, (Paris Exhibition 1867) Bought (Meymar colln). made between 1468-1496, albumen print, late 19th century

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Pulpits

Categories

Photographs; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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