Los 4008

Aswan Dam 1898-1902
Panoramic view of the low Aswan Dam

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Fotografie des 19. – 21. Jahrhunderts
Auktionsdatum 8.12.2021

Lot 4008, Auction  118, Aswan Dam 1898-1902, Panoramic view of the low Aswan Dam

Panoramic view of the low Aswan Dam. Circa 1901. Panorama consisting of 3 collodion paper prints. Each print circa 21,5 x 27,4 cm (entire size 21,5 x 82 cm). Flush-mounted to linen.

In the 19th century, farmers on both sides of the Nile no longer wanted to rely solely on annual floods and began irrigating their fields year-round via canals. This was made possible by the construction of the first Aswan Dam, which was able to feed sufficient water into the Nile even during the low-water phase. The construction of the so-called Aswan Low Dam or Old Aswan Dam was carried out between 1898 and 1902 by John Aird & Co. based in London. The panoramic photo offered here shows the dam almost completed circa 1901 and is very rare. – Some handling marks/ crease marks, otherwise in very good condition.


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