Sunday, April 13, 2008

Joseph Farquarson - Cairo

[In Cairo. The Ferry from the Island of Gazire on the Nile. Boulach the port of Cairo]

Probably painted when Farquharson visited Egypt in 1885-6. Boulaq was the gateway port to Egypt at the time with the city a few miles away. Exhibited 1886 at the Royal Academy.

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