Le Sphinx avec les Pyramides

Made:
1857 in Sphinx
maker:
James Robertson
and
Felice Beato
'Le Sphinx avec les Pyramides'
      A photograph of the Sphinx and the Pyramids at Giza, Egypt,  taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857

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'Le Sphinx avec les Pyramides' A photograph of the Sphinx and the Pyramids at Giza, Egypt, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857
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A photograph entitled 'Le Sphinx avec les Pyramides' taken by James Robertson and Felice Beato in 1857.

Robertson and Beato began working together in 1853. Together they photographed in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Greece, Jerusalem, Egypt and Balaklava where they documented the Crimean War, continuing the work of Roger Fenton (1819-1869).

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1939-180/27
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford