Circumstances: One of a series of photographs, including Af,A53 and Af,A54, possibly takent when the Seligmans travelled along the Nile on a 1909-10 ethnographic expedition. (Seligman 1932). However, the Seligmans were not the only photographers on their expeditions, and they also collected photographs taken by other people. B J Mack, 6/01/1997. As well as their Northeast African collections, the Seligmans also made a collection of photographs of the Veddas of Ceylon, held in the Asia section of the British Museum Department of Ethnography Pictorial Archive. Objects collected by the Seligmans in both areas are also held by the Department of Ethnography.
Acquisition (From) :: Seligman, Charles Gabriel to The British Museum :: ?, Acquisition date :: 1910-1970 ::, Bibliograpic reference :: Firth 1975 ::, Bibliograpic reference :: Myers 1941 ::, Bibliograpic reference :: Seligman & Seligman 1932 pp xii-xiii ::, Dimension Length :: 10.30cm ::, Dimension Width :: 7.50cm ::, Object type :: photograph ::, Production (Made in) :: Asia :: Middle East, Production (Made in) :: Egypt ::, Production (Photographed) :: Seligman, Brenda Zara :: ?, Production date :: 1909-1910 :: ?, Subject :: military ::, Uses technique :: gelatin silver print ::
Egypt, side view of adult male sitting on chair outdoors. Wearing military uniform, hat. Outdoor setting, two-storey brick building with bars across windows in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.