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The Great Pyramids with a figure on camel in foreground and column of camels with riders, Cairo, Egypt, between 1940 and 1946 / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 7860636
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962, photographer
 
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Description between 1940 and 1946 
1 photograph : albumen silver ; 28.1 x 35.3 cm, on mount 50.3 x 40.7 cm 
Series

Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from caption and reference sources.

Part of the collection: Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Typed caption note below image on mount: "The Pyramids of Gizeh - The largest at right is KUFU, (centre), Khafra and Menkaura (at left). These buildings are amongst the most wonderful ever reared by the hand of man and the greatest of all architectural works. Constructed as tombs they were part of an elaborate religious complex concerned with the attainment of immortality".

Logo on mount: "The memorial exhibition of the late Frank Hurley O.B.E., a Kodak presentation".

Hurley series: Egypt & Libya.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-756520643

Subjects Great Pyramid (Egypt) -- Photographs.  |  Camels -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Photographs.  |  Cameleers -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Photographs.  |  Cairo (Egypt) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.
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