Colossi and Sphynx (sic) at Wady Saboua, 1857

  • Francis Frith, English, 1822-1898

Albumen print

  • Framed: Image: 6 × 8 1/4 inches (15.2 × 21 cm) Mount: 12 1/2 × 14 3/4 inches (31.8 × 37.5 cm)

Gift of James Crawford

F1987.83

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Albumen process
  • Colossi
  • Sculpture
  • Desert
  • Albumen print
  • Nubia
  • Sphinx

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

In negative: Frith / E no 9 - 1857

Inscribed, in negative, lower left corner: Frith | E No9 - 1857 Inscribed, in black ink, on mount, center: COLOSSI AND SPHYNX AT WADY SABOUA. | Nubia Inscribed, in black ink, lower right corner: Frith. Photo. 1857

Provenance

1987-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Francis Frith, Colossi and Sphynx (sic) at Wady Saboua, 1857, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James Crawford, F1987.83.