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Abu Nabut and Negro Slaves in Cairo

Artist:
Ernest Benecke (German, born England, 1817–1894)
Date:
April 22, 1852
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 21.8 x 17.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 3/4 in.) Mount: 44.6 x 31.7 cm (17 9/16 x 12 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.320
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative, recro BL: "327."; printed in ink on mount, recto TC: "ÉGYPTE // Le Caire"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto BL: "26" and recto BR: "Abou Nabut & esclaves nègres // au Caire 22 Avril 52"
Noble Bavarian family, W. Bockelberg; [Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, March 10, 1994

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