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Photographic Views Taken in Egypt and Greece , 1862

MS. 23051 photogr. 63

Photographically-illustrated album of 31 mammoth plate views of Egypt and Athens. Published by Colnaghi, Scott, & Co.


  • Creation: 1862


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 63

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 95:5200; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 281

Biographical / Historical

C. G. Fountaine was a photographer active in Egypt in the 1850s and 1860s. Little else of him is known.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sims Reed UK, 26/01/1995

Physical Facet

Albumen paper prints from a wet-plate negative



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom