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The Great Pyramid and the Great Sphinx, Egypt


Francis Frith



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Great Pyramid and the Great Sphinx, Egypt, Francis Frith
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Medium: Photographs | Mammoth albumen print
Size: 15 7/16 x 19 1/2 in. (39.21 x 49.53 cm) (image)21 1/4 x 28 7/8 in. (53.98 x 73.34 cm) (mount)
Creation Place: Egypt
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature and date LLC, in the negative: [Frith 1858]
Physical Description: Sphinx, partially excavated, in foreground; three figures in front of Sphinx, pack animal behind; pyramid in background
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison Fund
Accession Number: 2004.24
Artist: Francis Frith, British, 1822-1898
Role: Photographer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1822-1898
Added to Site: March 1, 2009