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The Hypaethral Temple, Philae (egypt)

Artist/Maker:Francis Frith (English, b.1822, d.1898), photographer

Date:1857

Place:Egypt

Classification:Photograph

Measurements:image 14 13/16 x 18 13/16 in. (37.7 x 47.9 cm) on sheet 21 1/8 x 29 1/16 in. (53.7 x 73.9 cm)

Medium:albumen print from wet-collodion negative

Credit Line:Museum Purchase: Gift of Bertha Pfirrmann in memory of Emma Hoeller, Mrs. Joseph Eichberg, Mrs. Frank Shaffer Jr., and Thekla Glemser, by exchange

Department:Photography

Accession No:1978.245