The J. Paul Getty Museum

Encampment under a Doum Palm

Object Details

Title:

Encampment under a Doum Palm

Artist/Maker:

Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)

Culture:

English

Places:

London, England (Place Created)

Egypt; Ethiopia (Place Depicted)

Date:

1859–1860

Medium:

Tinted albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1346.90

Dimensions:

7.4 × 14 cm (2 15/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

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Object Description

A Bedouin camp, with people, tents, and camels gathered near a low growing palm tree. A double view intended for stereoscope use, mounted within a book.