Portrait [Egyptian Man, Medinet Habu temple, Thebes]

Bedford photographed this unidentified man while visiting the Karnak temple complex. He may have been assisting the royal party in Egypt, or may have been a local inhabitant. The photograph is unsigned and uncaptioned. A second print in the collection (RCIN 2861552) is signed ‘F Bedford Karnak’. The photograph was not part of the Day & Son series.
 
 

Object Details

Portrait [Egyptian Man, Medinet Habu temple, Thebes]

Francis Bedford

1862

Luxor

Albumen print, mounted on card

 

19.8 x 16.0 cm 

Acquired by King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

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