Sunday, 4 April 2010

Art in Luxor Part 1 Lehnert and Landrock

There is a exhibition of old photographs in the Old Winter Palace at the moment. It opened with a small reception and lecture on Friday by the step grandson of one of the original photographers. They were both born in 1878 and toured Northern Africa taking wonderful photogrpahs on glass plates. When the tomb of Tutankamun was discovered this spured them on to visit Egypt on a Dahabeyya, their collection includes many photos during the innundation.

The exhibition closes on April 8th but many of these photographs are available in the Khan el Khalili Mall in the Lehnert and Landrock Bookshop and Art Gallery which is owned by the step grandson Dr Edouard Lambelet

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