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View at Girgeh [Jirja], Upper Egypt, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/26

Scope and Contents

154 x 226 mm. A view looking towards the Nile with the tower of a ruined mosque standing on the banks and balanced in the composition by two palm trees in the foreground. Frith states that there are also huts in the foreground which were: 'composed of Doura straw, and are the temporary portable homes a troupe of Gawazee, or dancing girls.'


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-01 15:06:26+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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