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Album of photographs of Cambodia by Félix Faraut, 1875-1881

MS. 23051 photogr. 6

Twenty-five albumen prints, one signed in the negative. Architectural views, including several of the Royal Palace in Phnom Pehn, rural views with figures, a few street scenes depicting a festival and a harbour scene.


  • Creation: 1875-1881


1 item

Language of Materials

  • French

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MS. 23051 photogr. 6

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 03:7386; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 358

Biographical / Historical

Félix Gaspard Faraut was an engineer and photographer. He was accompanied by Louis Delaporte on an exploration of Angkor Wat between 1874 and 1882.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 21/05/2003, lot 105

Physical Facet

Albumen paper prints


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom