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Hall of columns, Karnac, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/21

Scope and Contents

228 x 160 mm. A view showing the closely built pillars of the great hall at Karnac (the Hypostele Hall of Sethy I and Rameses II) with piles of debris and stone in the foreground. Frith comments of his photograph: 'I am even ashamed of my view, it is so thoroughly inadequate to the subject.'


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading in from edges.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-01 12:18:22+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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