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Photographs of Egypt collected by Charles Lang Freer

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Egypt
Philae (Egypt)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Photographs depicting temples, roads, sculpture, and artwork in Egypt. Photographers and studios represented include Antonio Beato (1832-1906); Maison Bonfils (active 1867-early 20th century), and Zangaki Adelphoi (active 1870s-1890s).
Arrangement:
Organized by subject.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Lang Freer likely acquired most of the prints during his first travel in Egypt in late 1906-early 1907, although he made two subsequent visits in 1908 and 1909.
Felix Bonfils was a French photographer who spent most of his time in the Middle East. Many tourists bought his photos while visiting the Middle East.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.06
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.06
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.6: Egypt
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc35f4b006c-9f55-409e-a41e-95aec51757f6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3169

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