10 May 2002
BONFILS, ZANGAKI, LÉKÉGIAN & CO. (ACTIVE 1860s-1900s) AND OTHERS
Egypt, Burma and Ceylon
34 albumen prints. 1870s-early 1900s. Each approximately 8½ x 11in. (21.6 x 27.9cm.) or the reverse. Variously signed, titled and numbered in the negative, including Bonfils (10), G. Lekegian & Co. (4), Zangaki (4), P. Sébah, (1) and Hélus (1); many titled in pencil on the mount. Mounted one-per-page, green half leather folio. (34)
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Interesting portraits include Arab onion and orange sellers, water carriers, the young Khedive and Singhalese and Burmese women and girls.
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