Ibsamboul, Colosse Médial (Enfoui) du Spéos de Phrè Nubie, Palestine et Syrie, plate 106 from the album "Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie" (1852)
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Printed recto, on album page, upper center, above image, in black ink: "NUBIE."; recto, on album page, lower left, below image, in black ink: "Maxime Du Camp."; recto, on album page, lower right, below image, in black ink: "Gide et Baudry, Editeurs."; recto, on album page, lower center, in black ink: "IBSAMBOUL. / COLOSSE MÉDIAL DU SPÉOS DE PHRÈ. / Imprimerie Photographique de Blanquard-Evrard, à Lille. / Pl. 106."; unmarked verso
Image/paper: 20.2 × 16.2 cm (8 × 6 7/16 in.); Album page: 43.1 × 30 cm (17 × 11 13/16 in.)
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Du Camp, Maxime. 1852. “Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie.” Gide et J. Baudry. pl. 106.
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