Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved

The Prince of Wales visiting the Pyramids, Egypt

1862

Frederick George

From the collection

Title

The Prince of Wales visiting the Pyramids, Egypt

Date

1862

Description

Drawing showing the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, visiting the pyramids during his tour of the east in 1862. The drawing shows the Prince seated on a dromedary at the centre of the picture with other men, both mounted and on foot, around him. Pyramids and tents are visible behind the group. This drawing is the basis of a woodcut engraving which was published in the Illustrated London News in 1862. Several sketches by Frederick George were published in the Illustrated London News in 1862, documenting different aspects of the Prince's tour.

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Location

The Great Pyramid at Giza, Al Haram, Egypt

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Credits

Image Credit

Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

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