Cities, citadels and sights of the Near East : Francis Bedford's nineteenth-century photographs of Egypt, the Levant, and Constantinople (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Cities, citadels and sights of the Near East : Francis Bedford's nineteenth-century photographs of Egypt, the Levant, and Constantinople

Author: Francis Bedford; Sophie Gordon; Badr Ḥājj
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1862 the leading British photographer Francis Bedford was commissioned by Queen Victoria to accompany her son and heir, the future King Edward VII, on an ambitious journey around the Middle East. This book documents that journey.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Francis Bedford; Francis Bedford; Edward, King of Great Britain; Francis Bedford; Edward, koning van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland; Francis Bedford; Edward, King of Great Britain; Eduard, Großbritannien König; Francis Bedford; Francis Bedford; Edward, koning van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Bedford; Sophie Gordon; Badr Ḥājj
ISBN: 9789774166709 9774166701 1905686188 9781905686186
OCLC Number: 891699147
Notes: "First published by the Royal Collection Trust in 2011 under the title Cairo to Constantinople : Francis Bedford's Photographs of the Middle East"--Title page verso.
Dar el Kutub no. 2058/14.
Description: 154 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Cairo to Constantinople
Responsibility: text by Sophie Gordon and Badr El Hage.

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Francis Bedford was commissioned by Queen Victoria to accompany the future King Edward VII on his tour of the Middle East in spring 1862. This book traces their route through Egypt, Palestine, Turkey  Read more...

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