G. et C. Zangaki (XIX) - Maison arabe du Caire, Egypte

G. et C. Zangaki (XIX) - Maison arabe du Caire, Egypte
Albumen paper process - Signed in Negative

Circa 1880.
Superb original albumen print, photograph of a street in Cairo with a corbelled mashrabiya house and passersby, Egypt.

Framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, very good blacks and contrast, nearly sepia.
Titled and signed at the bottom of the image.
Label on the back with the references of the work.
Mat included.

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.

The Zangaki brothers were two Greek photographers, active in 1870-1875 and 1880-1899, specialising in historical scenes and ancient Egypt. They occasionally worked with Hippolyte Arnoux, a French photographer who lived in Port-Said.
They were located in Port-Said and Cairo, and their photographs are very popular among collectors for their expressive liveliness, very representative of the daily lives of Egyptians.

Lot details
G. et C. Zangaki (XIX)
Title of artwork
Maison arabe du Caire, Egypte
Albumen paper process
Signed in Negative
Very fine
Vintage print
Image size
26×20 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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