The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 3362

The Sphinx and Pyramid

Object details

Created: Between 1 Jan 1851 and 31 Jan 1851

Image size: h 17.7cm x w 22.1cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: retouched

Inscription: in ink, verso: Sphinx; hi__ noon; 15" Jay 1851; 30. Br [15 second exposure, 30 January 1851]

Provenance:
Kodak Museum, Harrow (K10050)
M1752/3

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1990-5147

Collection: Kodak Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3362

The Sphinx and Pyramid

Location: Giza

Keywords: Egypt Archaeology Sculpture

The Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt before the 1877 archaeological excavation, when the chest, paws, altar and plateau were made visible.