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Ruined mosque near Philae, 1857

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/24

Scope and Contents

230 x 162 mm. A landscape view of the ruined mosque and its tower in the foreground, the Nile beyond and the Island of Philae in the distance. This view was taken near the village of Mishdd. In his commentary, Frith states: 'The picture being almost an instantaneous one, the waves or ripples upon the river re preserved, although perhaps somewhat at the expense of the deeper shadows.

Dates

  • 1857

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, considerable fading in highlights.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-01 14:28:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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