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: Irrigation devices Frith, F.
[From the style of labelling on Gr. Inst. 6187.], Irrigation devices (1856-60
[The dates of Frith's visits to Egypt; Gr. Inst. 3531 in an album dated 1871-2.]) (Enlarged image size=47Kb)
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Description: A sakia (water wheel) with a man and oxen, perhaps at Abu Simbel or nearby.
Photographer: Frith, F. [From the style of labelling on Gr. Inst. 6187.]
Date: 1856-60 [The dates of Frith's visits to Egypt; Gr. Inst. 3531 in an album dated 1871-2.]
Signature & Caption: [no signature] [no caption]
Technical 
description
:
(a) 20.6 by 16.2 cm
(b) 20.8 by 16.2 cm [On the mount of
(b): 1805 and J.R.G.]
Griffith Institute Archive reference: (a) Gr. Inst. 3531
(b) Gr. Inst. 6187
Scan: gi03531.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