Sculpted Doorway, Baalbec, Syria

about 1865–66
Frank Mason Good (English, active in 1860–1880), Publisher Francis Frith (English, 1822–1898)


Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 15.2 x 20.4 cm (6 x 8 1/16 in.) Mount: 30.9 x 38 cm (12 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.313

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Printed on mount l. r.: "612"; l. center: "SCULPTURED DOORWAY, BAALBEC./This doorway is spoken of by Roberts, the artist, as being "The most exquisite in its detail, of anything of its kind in the world." The middle stone of the lintel slipped in the earthquake of 1759." L. r. embossed stamp: "Published/By/F. Frith, Reigate"

Provenance

Stephen T. Rose, Boston; puchased September 1981.

Credit Line

Abbott Lawrence Fund