The J. Paul Getty Museum

Cairo - Pyramids in the Distance

Object Details

Title:

Cairo - Pyramids in the Distance

Artist/Maker:

Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)

Culture:

English

Place:

Cairo, Egypt (Place Created)

Date:

1856 - 1859

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.633.24

Dimensions:

19.7 × 25.7 cm (7 3/4 × 10 1/8 in.)

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Object Description

Aeriel view of urban Cairo, with pyramids faintly visible at the far left horizon.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.