C 1880 2 Large Format Photographs of Ensemble Des Tombeaux Des Mameluks, Caire 789 & Cour Interieur De La Mospuee Touloun Caire 765 By Hippolyte Arnoux Port Said Photographer
(Hippolyte Arnoux)

Port Said Egypt: Hippolyte Arnoux Photographer, Two good photographs on one mount, of archaeological and historical Near East interest; one a view of these architectural remains and the other a scenic view taken at some height of this area of Cairo; with the photographer's title, name & numbers at bottom of images; no date and circa 1880; Hippolyte Arnoux, active in Port Said Egypt from about 1860s on, worked with Antonio Beato for a time early on and possibly also with the Zagaki Bros.; Well known for his Suez Canal imagery and Egyptian types and costumes. (ref. Perez, "Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East 1839-1885); images 8 " x 10 1/2" approximate size; cardstock mount adds about 1" border surrounding; photo mounted on original buff white cardstock mount; a little wear to the mount card, foxing, bending to board; images with a bit of fading and still in very good condition and interesting. Very Good (Item ID: 17830)


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