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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

View through the Great Gateway into the Grand Court of the Temple of Edfou [Temple of Horus, Edfu] 14 Mar 1862

RCIN 2700878

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This more detailed view of the main gateway into the Temple of Horus was one of several views Bedford made at Edfu. The Prince of Wales noted Bedford's enthusiasm, as well as his own, in his journal, 'it is considered the finest [temple] in Egypt, & I admired it excessively, & we went all over it. Mr. Bedford, (the photographer who accompanied us fr. England) took some very successful views'. Acquired by the Prince of Wales, 1862