Pascal Sebah (1823-1883) - Seis du Caire, Egypte

Description
Pascal Sebah (1823-1883) - Seis du Caire, Egypte
Albumen paper process - Signed in Negative

Circa 1870.
Superb vintage albumen print depicting two Seis of Cairo (soldiers responsible for security in the city), Egypt.

The print is framed under a passe-partout with a crystal protection sheet, very good shades of black and contrast.
Titled and signed on the bottom of the image (mostly erased).
Label on the back with the references of the work.
Shipped with its passe-partout.

Exceptional sale of 50 photographs from a private collection, all protected under a passe-partout, all in exceptional condition and has been protected from light to prevent degradation of the photographs.

Pascal Sebah (1823-1886) was a French photographer of Syrian origin who settled in Constantinople (Turkey) to open a photographic studio in 1857, before opening a second one in Cairo in the 1870s. His son, Jean Pascal Sebah, continued the business by partnering with French photographer, Polycarpe Joaillier.

Lot details
Artist
Pascal Sebah (1823-1883)
Title of artwork
Seis du Caire, Egypte
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in Negative
Condition
Very fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
26×20 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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