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Vue du grand Sphinx et de la grande pyramide de Menkazeh (Mycerinus)

Artist:
Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)
Date:
December 1849
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 3/8 × 8 7/16 in. (16.2 × 21.4 cm) Mount: 12 5/16 × 18 11/16 in. (31.2 × 47.5 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.376.20
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, recto TRC: "11"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto BL: "Egypte."; inscribed in ink on mount, recto BC: "Vue du grand Sphinx et de la grande pyramide de Meukazeh (Mycerinus)"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto BR: "No. 20.".
Maxime Du Camp; Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (presumed); [...]; André Jammes, Paris; [Graphics International, Ltd., Washington, D.C.]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, September 1, 1978

Du Camp, Maxime. Égypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie: dessins photographiques recueillis pendant les années 1849, 1850 et 1851, Paris: Gide et Baudry, 1852. Nineteenth Century Collections Online. http://tinyurl.galegroup.com/tinyurl/i7P27.

Undena Publications, ed. The photographic heritage of the Middle East : an exhibition of early photographs of Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Greece & Iran, 1849-1893. Malibu, 1981.



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