The Pyramids Of Sakkarah From The North East
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P2003.4
People
Francis Frith, British (Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England 1822 - 1898 Reigate, England)
Title
The Pyramids of Sakkarah from the North East
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1857
Places
Creation Place: Africa
Culture
British
Location
Level 2, Room 2100, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, Painting and Photography in an Era of Social Change
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Albumen silver print
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 38.8 x 48.5 cm (15 1/4 x 19 1/8 in.)
mount: 53.6 x 73.7 cm (21 1/8 x 29 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Inscribed on negative in BR corner: Frith. 1858
  • inscription: yes, recto, bottom right below image, pre-printed mount: Frith Photo. 1857
  • inscription: recto, bottom center of mount, pre-printed mount: THE PYRAMIDS OF SAKKARAH From the North East
  • inscription: recto, bottom right of image, inscribed in negative: Frith 1858
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Daniel Tassel
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
P2003.4
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

HAA 1 Survey Course: Survey of World Art: Reproduction/Production, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/29/2005 - 04/10/2005

Around Antique: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (Teaching Gallery) S421, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/14/2010 - 09/04/2010

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted