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Photograph - Priests and Servants of the Convent of St. Katherine
  • Priests and Servants of the Convent of St. Katherine
    Royal Engineers
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Priests and Servants of the Convent of St. Katherine

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Sinai (photographed)

  • Date:

    1869 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Royal Engineers (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereograph albumen print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 122b, case 3

Physical description

Stereograph of five men standing by a door of a convent. Mounted on bright yellow card and lettered on the reverse with group title, individual title and an official stamp reading 'Photographical Department, War Office'.

Place of Origin

Sinai (photographed)


1869 (photographed)


Royal Engineers (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Stereograph albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

War Office Topographical Department
On reverse, top left

On reverse, top right

Ordnance Survey of Sinai. / 1869. / Priests and Servants of the Convent of St. Katherine.
On reverse


Height: 85 mm image, Width: 72 mm image, Height: 86 mm card, Width: 175 mm card

Descriptive line

Stereoscopic photograph depicting 'Priests and Servants of the Convent of St. Katherine', no. 33 in a series of Ordnance Survey of Sinai photographs by Royal Engineers for the War Office Topographical Department. Egypt, 1869.




Photography; Albumen

Subjects depicted

Convents; Stereographs; Servants; Priests; Stereoscopes


Photographs; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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