The Fallen Colossus of the Memnonium, Thebes

Object Details

Title:

The Fallen Colossus of the Memnonium, Thebes

Artist/Maker:

Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)

Culture:

English

Places:

London, England (Place created)
Thebes Egypt Luxor Egypt (Place depicted)

Date:

1859–1860

Medium:

Tinted albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1346.16

Dimensions:

7.1 × 14.4 cm (2 13/16 × 5 11/16 in.)

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A man stands against a fallen colossus, a large stone sculpture, near some of the ruins at the ancient Egyptian temple complex, the Ramesseum. A double view intended for stereoscope use, mounted within a book.

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