Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Excavations near the Sphinx]

Artist:
John Beasley Greene (American, active France, 1832–1856)
Date:
1853
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 22.3 x 30.2 cm (8 3/4 x 11 7/8 in.) Mount: 18 11/16 × 24 5/16 in. (47.5 × 61.8 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.276
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, recto BL: "G3"
[Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, September 6, 1994

James Danziger Gallery. "John B. Greene: An American in Egypt," September 17, 1994–October 22, 1994.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Howard Gilman Gallery: Inaugural Installation," October 16, 1997–February 1, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Along the Nile: Early Photographs of Egypt," September 11, 2001–December 30, 2001.

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