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Souvenirs d'Egypte, 1862

Label
Souvenirs d'Egypte, 1862
Title
Souvenirs d'Egypte, 1862
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
fre
Summary
Album of photographs of Egypt by W. Hammerschmidt, bearing binder's date of 1862.
Biographical or historical data
Professional photographer, born in Berlin, Germany, active in Egypt between 1860 and 1869, where he maintained a studio, selling photographs, and photographic equipment, and supplies.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Hammerschmidt's albumen silver prints, printed using a collodion glass negative, document the great mosques, temples, tombs, and other archaeological sites of Egypt, especially in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Photos of Alexandria include views of the Place des Consuls, and Pompey's Pillar. In Cairo, there are many photos of the Citadel, and the Mosque of Muhammed Ali, as well as the area around the Citadel, including the striped facades of mosques and minarets. The album contains views of many of the antiquities sites, such as Dandara, the temples of Luxor viewed from the Nile, the massive columns of the temple at Karnak, the temple of Ramses III at Medina Habu, and the temple pylons at Idfu and Philae. In Aswan, feluccas, or traditional Egyptian sailboats, line the riverbank at Aswan, and there is also a view of Elephantine Island in the Nile. The album concludes with the Great Temple of Abu Simbel near the southern border with Sudan
Label
Souvenirs d'Egypte, 1862
Link
http://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8xg9s4f/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Possible date of production from cover; Hammerschmidt worked in Egypt between 1860 and 1869
  • Photographs (24 x 32 cm) are mounted on rectos of leaves of heavy white card stock; photographer's name and stock number stamped in lower left or right corner of each photo; identifying captions in French printed below
  • Bound in black cloth covers, with gold-stamped title "Souvenirs d'Egypte 1862;" gold-stamped spine title "souvenirs d'Egypte."
  • Additional information available at the University of Washington University Libraries website, where 11 Hammerschmidt photos can be viewed in the International Collections Database at http://tinyurl.com/4ncyc9f. See also Monuments de l'Egypte ancienne et moderne, another album of Hammerschmidt photographs of Egypt, in the Photograph Album Collection at UCLA (Collection 94)
  • Spec. Coll. copy: name of former owner, "Ernest Godard," French physician and anthropologist, who died in Jerusalem in 1862, stamped in gold in lower left corner. In modern beige cloth clamshell box, with box title "Hammerschmidt. Souvenirs d'Egypte." Forms part of the Boni Collection, gift of Albert Boni.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
38 x 47 cm (album)
Extent
1 album (54 photographic prints)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: name of former owner, "Ernest Godard," French physician and anthropologist, who died in Jerusalem in 1862, stamped in gold in lower left corner. In modern beige cloth clamshell box, with box title "Hammerschmidt. Souvenirs d'Egypte." Forms part of the Boni Collection, gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen silver
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12033307
  • ucoclc12033307
Label
Souvenirs d'Egypte, 1862
Link
http://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8xg9s4f/
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Possible date of production from cover; Hammerschmidt worked in Egypt between 1860 and 1869
  • Photographs (24 x 32 cm) are mounted on rectos of leaves of heavy white card stock; photographer's name and stock number stamped in lower left or right corner of each photo; identifying captions in French printed below
  • Bound in black cloth covers, with gold-stamped title "Souvenirs d'Egypte 1862;" gold-stamped spine title "souvenirs d'Egypte."
  • Additional information available at the University of Washington University Libraries website, where 11 Hammerschmidt photos can be viewed in the International Collections Database at http://tinyurl.com/4ncyc9f. See also Monuments de l'Egypte ancienne et moderne, another album of Hammerschmidt photographs of Egypt, in the Photograph Album Collection at UCLA (Collection 94)
  • Spec. Coll. copy: name of former owner, "Ernest Godard," French physician and anthropologist, who died in Jerusalem in 1862, stamped in gold in lower left corner. In modern beige cloth clamshell box, with box title "Hammerschmidt. Souvenirs d'Egypte." Forms part of the Boni Collection, gift of Albert Boni.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
38 x 47 cm (album)
Extent
1 album (54 photographic prints)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: name of former owner, "Ernest Godard," French physician and anthropologist, who died in Jerusalem in 1862, stamped in gold in lower left corner. In modern beige cloth clamshell box, with box title "Hammerschmidt. Souvenirs d'Egypte." Forms part of the Boni Collection, gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen silver
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12033307
  • ucoclc12033307

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