Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo: perspective view of the inner courtyard and the ablutions fountain

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RIBApix ref no RIBA29312
Artist/PhotographerSpiers, Richard Phene (1838-1916)
CountryEgypt
CityCairo
Subject Date1363
Image Date1861
ViewInterior
StyleIslamic
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC51/8(2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: In 1864 Spiers was awarded a travelling scholarship which enabled him to spend eighteen months touring Europe and the Near East. It is likely that this drawing was made during the tour.

Subject tags

arches, domes, mosques, fountains