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Bani Salah, Fayyum, Egypt
  • Paul Strand, photographer
    1890–1976
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Orgeval, France
    Richard Benson, printer
    born 1943
    active: United States
  • Bani Salah, Fayyum, Egypt, 1959
  • Portfolio Four
  • Where object was made: Egypt
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.6 x 24.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Anonymous gift, © Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0296
Description

Black-and-white brick walls and a palm tree. There are gray and white walls in the bottom half of the image. They lack a roof and are in ruins. The palm tree is in the top left quadrant. The sky is gray with white clouds.