Ruined mosque near Philae, 1857
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.
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair condition, considerable fading in highlights.
Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer
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