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Mecca-after Muhammad Sadiq Bey | A collection of seven photographs of Mecca, circa 1880s

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Mecca-after Muhammad Sadiq Bey | A collection of seven photographs of Mecca, circa 1880s

Mecca-after Muhammad Sadiq Bey | A collection of seven photographs of Mecca, circa 1880s

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Mecca-after Muhammad Sadiq Bey 


A collection of seven photographs of Mecca, circa 1880s


7 albumen prints (155 x 210mm.), individually mounted on card (287 x 350mm.), each captioned in ink in French on the mount, slight fading


RARE EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS OF MECCA.


Muhammad Sadiq Bey (1832-1902) was the first person to take photographs of Mecca, Medina and the Hajj in 1880 and 1881. These photographs which are after Sadiq Bey's originals include a 2-part panorama of Mecca, views of the Kabah, pilgrims praying and general views of the holy city.

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