This temple has an unusual feature: all the capitals are different. Fonteny edition on original lithographed mount. Plate 100 from Egypte et Nubie. Photographer's and publisher's credits, the full title ("Nubie: Ile de Fileh (Philae), Temple de l’Ouest - Face Orientale Vue du Point), and plate no. (100) are also printed on the original mount.See: Howe, Felix Teynard: Calotypes of Egypt, pl.100. Provenance: Marquis du Bourg de Bozas Chaix d'est-Ange, Chateau de Prye, the famous "Paris" album.
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Medium Salt print from paper negative
Mount on original printed mount
Photo Date 1851-52 Print Date 1851-52
Dimensions 9-7/8 x 12-3/16 in. (251 x 310 mm)
Photo Country Egypt
Photographer Country France
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