Zangaki - 33 Zangaki Egyptian albumen photos

Description
Zangaki - 33 Zangaki Egyptian albumen photos
Albumen paper process - Signed in Negative - original - 1870

33 albumen photos by Zangaki showing everyday life of Egypt, Pyramides, Egyptian ladies etc
Very good condition.
Adelphoi Zangaki (Brothers Zangaki) were two brothers of Greek origin, who were active as photographers in Egypt and Algeria, from the 1860s through to the 1890s and who specialized in photographing ancient monuments and scenes of everyday life, producing prints for the tourist trade. They were amongst the first commercial photographers to produce large scale images of Egypt.
It is acknowledged that the Zangaki brothers "produced some of the finest images of late Victorian Egypt. Their photographs of late 19th century Egypt, though produced for sale to the flourishing European tourist trade to Egypt, are highly prized by historians and collectors for their insights into life at the time.



Lot details
Artist
Zangaki
Title of artwork
33 Zangaki Egyptian albumen photos
Technique
Albumen paper process
Edition
original
Signature
Signed in Negative
Date of print
1870
Condition
Fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
17×22 cm
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