circa mid-1800s. Thick, oversize folio album in dark brown leather with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling or shelf wear; photographs plates vary in contrast and include captioned legends; 26 panoramic views of Venice and Rome by A. Beato; 221 views of Nubia and Upper Egypt, including Luxor, Ramses II, marketplace scenes, Cairo shops, museum artifacts, desert nomads, by J.P. Sebah; more views of Egypt by other contributors; Antonio Beato was an Italian/British photographer, who ended up opening a studio in Luxor in the 1860s; J.P. Sebah was the son of Pascal Sebah, a leading photographer in Istanbul in the 1800s, who was awarded a medal by the Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz for his photographs of Turkish costumes; this is a rare compilation of artists' photographs of this period in one album; in good condition; please contact us for shipping costs. Shelved above case #0. Dupont. (Inventory #: 9-37-1248549)
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