Album souvenir d'Alexandrie: Ruines, 1882
Scope and Contents
An album of albumen prints. This collection contains a series of views of destruction caused by the bombardment of the city on 11 July 1882 when the English fleet attempted to destroy Arabi Pasha's nationalist forces. The photographs are captioned in French on the photographs themselves.
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Biographical / Historical
L. Fiorillo was a commercial photographer. In the 1870s he had a studio in Place Mehemet Ali, Alexandria. His 'cartes de visite' are praised in Murray, J. (1875), A handbook for travellers in Egypt, London: J. Murray. He contributed prints to Bonfils, F. (1894), Nazareth et ses environs, St Petersburg.
1 album(s) (50 images in 1 album)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The volume is buckled and fragile
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 13-14.
This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Fiorillo, L, fl 1870-1889, photographer
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