.
Middle East Photos | Photograph Archive: Various Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Bonfils, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "1104. Le Caire. Interieur de la Mosquee El-Bordei." Albumen. Mounted. 8.5 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 11-85.


Bonfils, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "60. Le Caire. Tombeaux des Califes." Albumen. Unmounted. 8.5 x 11 inches. Acquisition number 32-85.


J.P. Sebah, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "222. Tombeaux des Califs (Vue Generale)." Albumen. Unmounted. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Acquisition number 73-85.


J.P. Sebah, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "224. Tomb des Memlouks." Albumen. Unmounted. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Acquisition number 74-85.


Zangaki, ca. 1865. Negative inscribed "No. 390 (Caire). Minaret et Muesin." Albumen. Mounted. 11 x 8.5 inches. Acquisition number 99-85.


Zangaki, ca. 1865. Negative inscribed "No. 202. Vue generale des tombeaux Memlukes." Albumen. Mounted. 10.5 x 8 inches. Acquisition number 178-86.


Sebah, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "488. Tombeaux de Mamelouks." Albumen. Mounted. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Acquisition number 192-86.


Sebah, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "No. 12. Citadelle du Caire et tombeaux des Mamelukes." Albumen. Mounted. 13.5 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 234-86.


Lekegian, ca. 1880. Negative inscribed "Minaret 462." Albumen. Mounted. 8 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 290-91.


Photoglob, Zurich, ca. 1900. Color. Photo labelled "2106. P.Z. Vieux Cairo et Citadelle." Mounted. 8 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 291-91.


Photoglob, Zurich, ca. 1900. Color. Photo labelled "2108. P.Z. Kairo. Les Tombeaux des Mamluks." Mounted. 8 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 292-91.


Photoglob, Zurich, ca. 1900. Color. Photo labelled "2109. P.Z. Kairo. Les Tombeaux des Califes." Mounted. 8 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 293-91.


Sarolides, ca. 1880. Negative inscribed "17. Tombeaux des Mamelouks. Caire." Albumen. Mounted. 8 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 297-91.


Bonfils, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "1092. Le Caire. Chaire et sanctuaires de la mosquee Sultan Barkouk." Albumen. Mounted. 9 x 11 inches. Acquisition number 310-91.


Abdullah Freres, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "Interieur de la Mosquee Bourlan. No. 44" and signed by Abdullah Freres. Albumen. Mounted. 8 x 10 inches. Acquisition number 337-93.


Abdullah Freres, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "Gama (au pied la Citadelle) No. 81" and signed by Abdullah Freres. Albumen. Mounted. 8 x 10 inches. Acquisition number 338-93.


Bonfils, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "1356. Vue generale des principaux minarets du Caire" and signed by Bonfils. Albumen. Unmounted, removed from an album. 8.5 x 11 inches. Acquisition number 341-93.


Lekegian, ca. 1880. Negative inscribed "Sibil (Fontaine) de la mere d'Abbas Pacha. No. 60" and signed by Lekegian. Albumen. Mounted. 8.5 x 10.5 inches. Acquisition number 344-93.


Zangaki, ca. 1870. Negative inscribed "No. (?). Vue generale des Tombeaux des Mamelouks. Caire" and signed by Zangaki. Albumen. Mounted. 8.5 x 11 inches. Acquisition number 347-93.


Identified in ink on reverse: "Tombeau de Chaliv." Description in pencil on reverse: "View of the Tombs of the Seven Caliphs, now partly in ruins." Signed: "Joseph Moore, Jr., Grand New Hotel, Cairo, Dec. 28, 1878." Acquisition number 350-93.


Identified in ink on reverse: "Moscee Scheik Ashour." Description in pencil on reverse: "View of the Mosque of Emir Akhor, one of the five hundred of Cairo. The adan or call to prayer is made from the mad'neh or minaret of a mosque by the Muezzin (pronounced in Arabic moo-az-zin) five times per day. It is about as follows: 'God is great! God is great! I testify there is no god but God, and Mohammed is the messenger of God. Come to pray! Come to security! God is great! God is most great! There is no god but God!" Signed: "Joseph Moore, Jr., Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo." Acquisition number 352-93.


Identified in ink on reverse: "Sementieur [sic] arab." Description in pencil on reverse: "View of a Mohammedan Arab Cemetery, with the Mosque of Mehemet Ali in the Citadel in the background. The grave stones of the poor are generally of mortar, or of bricks covered with mortar, though some are of sandstone. People of more means build tombs or mausoleums for the dead. The Citadel was built by Yoosef Salah ed deen, or Saladin in 1165 of stone brought from the small pyramids at Ghizeh. The site was chosen to command the city, but the citadel is commanded by the higher Mokattam Hills. Within the citadel is the Mosque, Yoosef's Well, the Palace of Mehemet Ali and Barracks for troops. The view from the parapet is one of the most extended and beautiful in Egypt." Signed: "Joseph Moore, Jr., Grand New Hotel, Cairo, Jan. 5, 1878." Acquisition number 354-93.


© 1996 Middle East Department. Joseph Regenstein Library. The University of Chicago.