Superb and rare original albumen print, photograph of the head of the mummy of Pharaoh Seti the 1st, Egypt.
Framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, perfect blacks, tones and contrast.
Titled at the bottom of the image, under the head.
Label on the back with the references of the work.
Rarely on sale, gallery quality.
Exceptional sale of 50 photograph from a private collection, all protected under mat, all in exceptional condition and protected from light to avoid damage to the photographs.
Emil Karl Albert Brugsch, alias Der kleine Brugsch (Brugsch the small), was a photographer archaeologist who joined his brother in Egypt in 1870 to assist him as editor of the periodical dedicated the Egyptian language and archaeology, the ZÄS, founded in Cairo in 1864.
He photographed many mummies of Egyptian Pharaohs.
- Emil Brugsch (1842-1930)
- Title of artwork
- Tête de Seti 1er
- Albumen paper process
- Not signed
- Vintage print
- Image size
- 27×21 cm
- Total dimensions
- 0.5×30×40 cm