[SOUVENIR ALBUM - MIDDLE EAST] Cairo: 24 artistic pictures in heliogravures

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Edited by LEHNERT & LANDROCK OF CAIRO., Lehnert & Landrock., Cairo / Egypt, [ca. 1920].

Original bdg. HC. Oblong 4to. (21,5 x 28 cm). In English. [48] p., fully ills.

First and only edition of this scarce and attractive souvenir album including 24 photogravures of general views, streets, architectural buildings, natives, and social life of Cairo, photographed, edited and published by German photograph studio of Cairo "Lehnert & Landrock".

Lehnert & Landrock was a photographic studio run by Rudolf Franz Lehnert (1878-1948) and Ernst Heinrich Landrock (1878-1966) active in Tunisia and Egypt in the early 20th century, noted for producing Orientalist images. Rudolf Franz Lehnert and Ernst Heinrich Landrock produced images of North African people, landscapes, and architecture for a primarily European audience. These images were mainly distributed in monographs, though also as original prints, photogravures, and lithographic postcards. (Source: Wikipedia).