EGYPT  Twenty four views after the Bombardment of Alexandria by Felix Bonfils, c.1882
Lot 219
EGYPT Twenty four views after the Bombardment of Alexandria by Felix Bonfils, c.1882
Sold for £360 (US$ 605) inc. premium
Lot Details
EGYPT
Twenty four views after the Bombardment of Alexandria by Felix Bonfils, c.1882
Albumen prints, most captioned and signed in negative (24)
mostly 210 x 280mm.

Footnotes

  • Comprising: streets scenes by Bonfils, showing the extent of the damage (20, the British Consulate, the Places des Consuls, a ruined hotel with a poster outside titled "Reouverture", soldiers, civilians and carriages in the streets); two small portraits of Ahmed Orabi and Ismail Pasha, with Fiorillo's blindstamp; two portraits of the same, in prison.
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