Seller: hix.antiquitatis (697) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282003550316 David Roberts, 1849: Map of Egypt & Nubia An original antique albumen photographic print of the temples at Thebes, Upper Egypt, taken by the pioneering photographer, Antonio Beato. Antique albumen photographic print, ca. 1860's.Height of image: 8 in.Framed. Antonio Beato (ca.1825 -1903), was an early Italian photographer, noted for his views of the architecture and landscapes of Egypt which are among the earliest photographic records of many ancient sites. Beato went to Cairo in 1860 where he spent two years before moving to Luxor where he opened a photographic studio in 1862 and remained until his death. His photographs constitute an extremely valuable record of monuments that have since been defaced or destroyed. Confer: Dawson & Uphill, Who Was Who in Egyptology, (Oxford, 1972) p. 22. #2859 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.