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JOSEPH-PHILIBERT GIRAULT DE PRANGEY

155. Gournah. Temple col.[onne]

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JOSEPH-PHILIBERT GIRAULT DE PRANGEY
155. Gournah. Temple col.[onne]
Daguerreotype. n.d.[1842-43] Titled and numbered in ink on label on verso.
7 3/8 x 4¾in. (18.7 x 12.1cm.)
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A good half-plate detail of closed lotus bud columns at Gurna. Similar columns were found in the double colonnade at the Temple of Luxor. As well as modelling the deeply cut columns, the sharp sunlight picks out the more delicate design on the entablature above.

This is the largest of three views from the same location in the photographer's archive. See the following lot for another example.

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