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Egyptian Musicians (Rawabí) and Almée

Artist:
Ernest Benecke (German, born England, 1817–1894)
Date:
February 20, 1852
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 9/16 × 8 1/8 in. (16.7 × 20.6 cm) Mount: 12 3/8 × 17 5/8 in. (31.4 × 44.8 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Joseph M. Cohen Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.319
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in print, BC: "Musiciens Egyptiens (Rabawi) // avec Almée"; printed in ink on mount, recto TC: "HAUTE ÉGYPTE"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto BL: "15" and recto BR: "Musiciens Egyptiens (Rabawi) // & almée // 20 fev. 52"
[Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, March 10, 1994

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

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