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photograph - The Palace of Ras al-Tin, Alexandria
  • The Palace of Ras al-Tin, Alexandria
    Sebah, Pascal, born 1823 - died 1886
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The Palace of Ras al-Tin, Alexandria

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Alexandria (photographed)
    Egypt (photographed)
    Alexandria (Egypt) (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sebah, Pascal, born 1823 - died 1886 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    albumen print

  • Museum number:

    PH.1680-1889

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Alexandria (photographed)
Egypt (photographed)
Alexandria (Egypt) (photographed)

Date

late 19th century (photographed)

Artist/maker

Sebah, Pascal, born 1823 - died 1886 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

قصر رأس التين فى الإسكندرية

Object history note

This photograph is from a set (PH.1673 to 1688-1889) purchased in 1889 as 'Views and Costumes of Egypt' from R. Jackson.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Pascal Sebah, captioned 'Palais de Ras el-Tin, built in 1834. Alexandria, Egypyt, albumen print, ca. 1880

Production Note

Pascal Sebah Inventory Number: 209

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

Architecture; Historic Alexandria

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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