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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1985.30.5
People
Félix Bonfils, French (Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort (Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France) 1831 - 1885 Alès (Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France))
Title
The Temple of Chaffra, the Sphinx and Two Pyramids
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Temple de Chaffre, le sphynx et les deux grandes pyramides
Series/Book Title: What I Saw in Egypt
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
album page, photograph
Date
c. 1875
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/101140
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Albumen silver print mounted on fabric affixed to album page.
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 22.5 x 27.9 cm (8 7/8 x 11 in.)
mount: 26 x 31 cm (10 1/4 x 12 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: Ink inscription on white paper "An under passage to the entombed bodies of the most holy - Yes, I went in - a difficult taks, as the excation sometimes demanded that even my short stature should bend nearly double."
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
P1985.30.5
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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