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Creator:
Francis Frith, 1822–1898, British
Title:

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua

Date:
1858
Medium:
Albumen print from wet collodion negative on thin, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 × 8 3/4 inches (15.2 × 22.2 cm) and Mount: 11 3/4 × 17 1/8 inches (29.8 × 43.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower right: "79 JR"

Engraved lettering on mount below image: "Frith. Photo. 1857 | COLOSSI AND SPHYNX AT WADY SABOUA | Nubia."

Signed and dated on the negative, lower left: "Frith | E No.9 | 1857"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2018.7.26
Classification:
Photographs
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ruins | sand
Associated Places:
Egypt | Nubia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:74684
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