C. & G. Zangaki (act. 1870-1880) - Ascent of the pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Description
C. & G. Zangaki (act. 1870-1880) - Ascent of the pyramid of Giza, Egypt
Albumine print - approx. 1875

Beautiful signed cliché of the brothers Zangaki representing tourists helped by bedouins in the ascent of the pyramid of Giza.
Sharpness: Very good.
Contrast: Soft
Details: Very good
Base: Cardboard
Size: 27x22 cm
Signed and captioned on the bottom part of the negative

The Zangaki brothers were two Greek photographers, active c. 1870-1875 and 1880-1899. They were specialised in historical scenes and in the ancient Egypt. They occasionally worked with the French photographer established in Port-Saïd Hippolyte Arnoux.
They lived in Port Said and Cairo. Their photos are very popular among collectors for their expressive and lively side. They are very representative of the Egyptians daily life.

Lot details
Artist
C. & G. Zangaki
Title of artwork
Ascension de la Grande Pyramide de Gizeh
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Very fine
Vintage print
Yes
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