Special: Cairo CDVs (Item 17 of 34)

Tomb of the Caliphs

CDV-format albumen print of the Tomb of the Caliphs, by Ermé Desiré, circa 1865. Imprinted front "Désiré Phot." and on reverse "Royer & Aufière / Photographes de S. A. I. le Prince Napoléon. / Désiré & Cie. Successeurs au Caire (Egypte)." With a pencil inscription on reverse "Tombeaux de Califes".   (Ref# ib930.12)


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Special: Cairo CDVs   (Item 17 of 34)