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The Sphynx and Great Pyramid

A work made of albumen print, from the album "egypt, palestine, nubia" (1862).
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  • A work made of albumen print, from the album "egypt, palestine, nubia" (1862).

Date:

1857, printed 1862

Artist:

Francis Frith
English, 1822–1898

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Photography

Artist

Francis Frith

Title

The Sphynx and Great Pyramid

Origin

England

Date

Made 1857

Medium

Albumen print, from the album "Egypt, Palestine, Nubia" (1862)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on image, lower left, in black ink: "Frith. E. No. 71 1857"; printed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in black ink: "Frith. Photo. 1857."; printed recto, on mount, lower center, below image, in black ink: "THE SPHYNX AND GREAT PYRAMID / Geezeh."; inscribed recto, on mount, lower left, sideways, in graphite: "Plate 1"; inscribed verso, on mount, upper right, in graphite: "27"; stamped and inscribed verso, on mount, along right edge, sideways, in black ink: "WITHBRAWN [stamped] 9358 [inscribed]"; inscribed verso, on mount, lower right, upside-down, in graphite: "10 [illegible] 14 g. Prof. [illegible] F. Gurley"

Dimensions

16.2 × 23.1 cm (image/paper); 30.5 × 43.4 cm (mount, appro×.)

Credit Line

Unknown

Reference Number

1971.961

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