[Oasis of Biskra]

Object Details

Title:

[Oasis of Biskra]

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker, French

Culture:

French

Place:

Biskra, Biskra, Algeria, Africa (Place created)

Date:

about 1870 - 1890

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.768.29

Dimensions:

20.3 × 25.3 cm (8 × 9 15/16 in.)

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A group of children gathered at the entrance to a short tunnel. Most of the children are sitting on the ground along a stone wall. One child is standing with a smaller child on their back.

Provenance
- 1984

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