Egyptian Mirage Egyptian Mirage
19th-century "studio" photographs of Egypt
Based on the collection in the Archive of the Griffith Institute, Oxford
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Site: Karnak Frith, F. [Included in an album labelled Historical Photographs. Egypt. Frith's Universal Series, folio i, in Sackler Library, Oxford, 327 Fri la fol.], Karnak (1856-60
[The dates of Frith's visits to Egypt.]) (Enlarged image size=32Kb)
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Description: The temple precinct of Amun, the temple of Khons. The outer face of the propylon of Ptolemy III Euergetes I (Bab el-Amara) and the avenue of rams.
Photographer: Frith, F. [Included in an album labelled Historical Photographs. Egypt. Frith's Universal Series, folio i, in Sackler Library, Oxford, 327 Fri la fol.]
Date: 1856-60 [The dates of Frith's visits to Egypt.]
Signature & Caption: [no signature] (a) 1885. Avenue of sphinxes: Carnac (b) [no caption]
Technical 
description
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(a) 20.7 by 15.8 cm
(b) 20.7 by 15.6 cm
Griffith Institute Archive reference: (a) Gr. Inst. 149A
(b) Gr. Inst. 3464
Scan: gi03464.jpg
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Egyptian Mirage
Concept & Direction: Jaromir Malek
Web page & Database design: Jonathan Moffett
Cataloguing: Elizabeth Miles and Jaromir Malek
Scanning: Kent Rawlinson
Editing: Elizabeth Miles, Kent Rawlinson, Jaromir Malek