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Gîzeh - The Sphinx, The Great Pyramid and Two of the Smaller Pyramids

Francis Bedford3/4/1862

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

  • Title: Gîzeh - The Sphinx, The Great Pyramid and Two of the Smaller Pyramids
  • Creator: Francis Bedford
  • Date: 3/4/1862
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.7 x 12.9 cm (3 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Signature: (Recto, print) signed in negative, in brown, at lower right corner: "FBedford [underlined]"
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XB.1272.5
  • Markings: (Recto, mount) imprinted in black ink, at lower right edge: "Plate 5 -- Gîzeh -- The Sphinx, the Great Pyramid / and two of the Smaller Pyramids."; in black ink, at lower left edge: "Photographed by Francis Bedford during / the Tour in the East on which by Command / he accompanied His Royal Highness The / Prince of Wales."
  • Inscription: (Recto, print) inscribed in brown ink, at lower left edge: "PYRAMIDS [underlined] GIZEH. / Mar 4/62" (Verso, mount) inscribed in pencil, at lower left corner, Crane's inventory number: "IB 181.5 (Bed)"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: British
  • Classification: Photographs

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