Antonio Beato photographs of Egypt

Antonio Beato photographs of Egypt

Dates: approximately 1860-1869

Collection includes three photographs of Egyptian ruins, taken by Antonio Beato during the 1860s.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Beato, Antonio, d. 1903?
  • Call Number: MSS P 484
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advanced notice.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Antonio Beato photographs of Egypt must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS P 484; Antonio Beato photographs of Egypt; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 484, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Photographs were salvaged prior to donation.
Acquisition Information
Donated; James R. Harris; 1986.
Subject Terms
Hieroglyphics--Photographs; Ruined buildings--Egypt--Photographs
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Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Beato (Antonio) photographs of Egypt
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:29-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Antonio Beato (ca. 1825-1903) was an Italian, and later naturalized British, photographer. He is known for his photographs of Egypt.

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