Citadel and Mosque of Mohamed Ali

Made:
1882-12 in Cairo Citadel
maker:
Unknown

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'Citadel and Mosque of Mohamed Ali', 1882 A photograph of the Citadel and Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Cairo, taken by an unknown photographer in December 1882
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A photograph entitled 'Citadel and Mosque of Mohamed Ali', taken by an unknown photographer in December 1882. The photograph shows the imposing Citadel built on an outcrop of the Muqattam Hills and dates from the reign of Salah al-Din (Saladin) (1176-1193).

A photograph entitled 'Citadel and Mosque of Mohamed Ali', taken by an unknown photographer in December 1882.

The photograph shows the imposing Citadel built on an outcrop of the Muqattam Hills, dating from the reign of Salah al-Din (Saladin) (1176-1193).

This photograph is from an album entitled 'Algiers Egypt &c 1882-3'. The album was assembled by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), it contains a mixture of photographs of North African tourist subjects and views of Egyptian battlefields.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1995-5001/7/4
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford

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