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Stereoscopic photograph of the Temple of Karnak

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 1850s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Frith, Francis, born 1822 - died 1898 (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereoscopic photograph, albumen print

  • Museum number:

    E.1398-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 546, box G

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph depicting ancient architecture in Egypt, namely the Temple of Karnak. Lettered with title and collector's name and address.

Place of Origin

Egypt (photographed)

Date

late 1850s (photographed)

Artist/maker

Frith, Francis, born 1822 - died 1898 (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Stereoscopic photograph, albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

TW Woodhouse
Eastwood Vale House
Rotherham
Lettered with collector's name

Frith
One print on each card is signed on the negative

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm Size of card, Width: 17.5 cm

Descriptive line

Stereoscopic photograph depicting ancient architecture in Egypt, namely the Temple of Karnak in Thebes, in a series by Francis Frith. Egypt, ca. late 1850s.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Albumen; Photography

Subjects depicted

Temples; Stereoscopes; Stereo

Categories

Photographs; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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