Photos of Egypt 1870s

• Photographs of Egypt 1870s

New York Public Library has published a gallery of 9,000 images and illustrations on the theme of the Middle East, made from the 17th to the 20th century.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The monuments of ancient Egypt and the biblical world are often found in the early photographs. French academician François Arago (1786-1853) mastered the new technology at the time in 1839, to "save time and effort and is not copied manually characters, completely covering the history of the monuments of Thebes, Memphis, Karnak and elsewhere."

Travelers brought their equipment, cameras, chemicals and metal (and later glass) plates on the Mediterranean coast, famous and photographed views of those places before Western man known only by the artists.

Besides the works of pioneers pictures such as Du Camp, Salzmann, Robertson and Furse, the collection includes works by tourists and travelers from the late 19th century.

New York Public Library has published a gallery of 9,000 images and illustrations on the theme of the Middle East, made from the 17th to the 20th century.

Monuments of ancient Egypt and the biblical world are often found in the early photographs. French academician François Arago (1786-1853) mastered the new technology at the time in 1839, to "save time and effort and is not copied manually characters, completely covering the history of the monuments of Thebes, Memphis, Karnak and elsewhere." Travelers brought their equipment, cameras, chemicals and metal (and later glass) plates on the Mediterranean coast, famous and photographed views of those places before Western man known only by the artists. Besides the works of pioneers pictures such as Du Camp, Salzmann, Robertson and Furse, the collection includes works by tourists and travelers from the late 19th century.

Below you can see 30 photos of Egypt 1870-1875 period.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The Sphinx and the Khafre pyramid and Mankaura, Giza.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo, Mameluke tombs and citadel.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Obelisk Al Masalli, Cairo.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Alexandria.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Tombs of the Caliphs, Lower Egypt.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo bridge Kasr Al Nile.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Old Cairo: Mosque of Sultan Hassan and the Citadel.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo Azbakii gardens.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo Mukattam, al-Giyushi mosque.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Tombs of the Caliphs, Kaita-Bai mosque.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The Pyramids of Giza and the tomb of the Bedouins.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The Pyramids of Giza.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The Road to Giza.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The road to the Pyramids, Giza.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

View of the Pyramids, Giza.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Climbing the pyramid.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo fort and the mosque Mohammed Ali Pasha.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo. Al-Azhar Mosque.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Cairo, al-Muayyada mosque.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Statue of Ramses II, Lower Egypt.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

The pyramid of Saqqara.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Camels in the desert.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Luxor Temple Statue of Ramses.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Luxor colonnade.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Carnac: Great Temple.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Karnak The Great Temple and the Sacred Lake.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Karnak, Tuthmosis III temple.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Thebes, Ramesseum, the statue of Osiris.

Photos of Egypt 1870s

Fila, tent Trajan.