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Fiorillo, L, fl. 1870-1889 (photographer)



L. Fiorillo was a commercial photographer with a studio in Place Mehemet Ali, Alexandria in the 1870s. His 'cartes-de-visite' were praised in 'Murray's handbook for Egypt' (1875). He photographed the effects of the bombardment of Alexandria in 1882 and published an album of views. L. Fiorillo was possibly a relation of F. Fiorillo.


Fiorillo, L (c.1870), 'Album photographie de Terre-Sainte'. Jerusalem.

Fiorillo, L (c. 1882) 'Album souvenir d'Alexandrie ruines'.

Bonfils, P.F. (1894), 'Nazareth et ses environs', St Petersburg. [Contains photographs by Fiorillo].


Murray, John (1875), 'Murray's handbook for Egypt'. London: Murray.

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Album souvenir d'Alexandrie: Ruines, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041A
Scope and Contents

An album of albumen prints. This collection contains a series of views of destruction caused by the bombardment of the city on 11 July 1882 when the English fleet attempted to destroy Arabi Pasha's nationalist forces. The photographs are captioned in French on the photographs themselves.

Dates: 1882
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