“IMAGES OF CAMEL CARAVANS IN THE DESERT”: RARE ALBUM OF 22 VINTAGE ALBUMEN PRINTS
(SÉBAH, J. Pascal and BÉCHARD, Emile, et al.). Photograph Album. Middle East. Egypt, circa 1880.
Original photograph album of the Middle East circa 1880, with 22 splendid exhibition-size albumen prints from glass negatives, featuring the work of renowned photographers J. Pascal Sébah, Émile Béchard, Langahi and others, including Sébah's images of Alexandria's Column of Pompey, Nile yachts and desert vistas, Langahi's view of Nubian tribesmen, and Béchard's iconic image of people climbing the massive stones of the Great Pyramid. Splendidly bound. $7500.