Pillars in the great hall, Karnac, 1857
Scope and Contents
221 x 163 mm. A view showing the densely packed columns of the great hall sculptured with hieroglyphics and with an Arab standing in the foreground. Frith comments: 'The effect which the builders appear to have had in view in this remarkable crowding together of enormous columns, is the combined impression of vastness and power - almost of awe - which they produce upon the mind when standing amongst them; and nowhere is this effect attained so perfectly as at Karnac.'
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair condition, water staining along one edge, slight overall fading.
Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer
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