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[RAYY, Tower of Toghrul, 1139.]

Artist:
Possibly by Luigi Pesce (Italian, 1818–1891)
Date:
1840s–60s
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles K. and Irma B. Wilkinson, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.683.28
Not on view
Inscription: Title inscribed in pencil on print, verso TLC: "Tour du Bei Pres Tehran."; numbered in ink on print, verso BLC and BRC: "28"
Ardeshir Mirza; [...]; Charles Wilkinson

Stein, Donna. "Early Photography in Iran." The History of Photography 7, no. 4 (October–December 1983).

Perez, Nissan. Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East (1839–1885). New York: Israel Museum, 1988. pp. 203–4.

Bonetti, Maria Francesca, and Alberto Prandi. "Italian Photographers in Iran 1848–64." History of Photography 37, no. 1 (February 2013).



See also Islamic Dept. 1977.392.4a, b for the original binding.
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