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The Great Gate, Meknes

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Meknes (photographed)
    Morocco (photographed)

  • Date:

    1934 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keighley, Alexander, born 1861 - died 1947 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carbon print

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 1488

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting the main gate, and surrounding building, of a mosque. There is a substantial shadow that cuts across the bottom right corner of the image.

Place of Origin

Meknes (photographed)
Morocco (photographed)


1934 (photographed)


Keighley, Alexander, born 1861 - died 1947 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Carbon print

Descriptive line

Photograph by Alexander Keighley, 'The Great Gate, Meknes', 1934, carbon print


Photographic paper


Carbon; Photography

Subjects depicted



Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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