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: Alexandria Borgiotti, Alexandria (1877
[The London obelisk removed in 1877-8.]) (Enlarged image size=33Kb)
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Description: The western, prostrate, obelisk of Tuthmosis III being prepared for removal to London. The encased obelisk in water.
Photographer: Borgiotti
Date: 1877 [The London obelisk removed in 1877-8.]
Signature & Caption: Borgiotti Pho. Alexandrie d'Egypte [no caption]
Technical 
description
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32.5 by 25 cm [Oval-shaped.]
Griffith Institute Archive reference: Gr. Inst. 6020
Scan: gi06020.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