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Title: Album with 96 original photographs of Egypt. Period 1875 - 1895. In fine condition.
Description: Album with 96 original photographs, album size 26 x 34 cm, 6 cm thick. Consists of 48 board-like leaves with 96 tipped on original photographs ( tipped on recto & verso on the leaves). Photo size is 220 x 280 mm ( allmost all are landscape format ). The album is in very good condition as are the photographs; only 2 or 3 are slightly faded, 3 showing a tear which was there before they were tipped on to the leaf. 2 of the album leaves have come loose. The album has a half leather back, the leaves are kept together with two steel pins. The photographs can be dated between 1875 and 1895. Most of them are albumine prints, 7 are salt prints. A complete description with the titles ( captions ) can be had upon email request. Here follows the list of photographers with number of items. Abdoullah Frères - 5 pict. / H. Arnoux - 6 pict. / Beato - 5 pict. / Bonfils - 17 pict. / Fiorillo - 6 pict. / Lekegian - 3 pict. / Sébah - 15 pict. / Zangaki - 1 pict. / Zangorski - 16 pict. / The photographers of 22 pictures remain unidentified. The album offers a great variety of sujects, but all on Egypt. There are 24 views of temples and another 8 views of Karnak. 6 town views of Alexandria , 9 of Cairo , 7 of Suez and the canal , 15 views of the Nile and surroundings, 5 mosques , 4 of the Arab Museum , 4 of persons. Very well preserved and interesting 19th c. collection of views in Egypt. Total price is based on 45 Euro per pictures ( album sells as one item - no separate pictures can be had ). A complete description with the titles ( captions ) can be had upon email request. .

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Price: EUR 4320.00 = appr. US$ 4695.18 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 51312