Special: Cairo CDVs (Item 33 of 34)

Arab Father and Son

CDV-format albumen print of an Arab father and son in front of idyllized painted backdrop, 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)." Inscribed in pen on reverse "Types Arabe".   (Ref# ib930.13)


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Special: Cairo CDVs   (Item 33 of 34)