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Kasr-el-Nil Barracks, Cairo: corner of the white and gold drawing room

RIBA Ref No RIBA49590
Artist/PhotographerMedley, Robert
CountryEgypt
CityCairo
Subject Date1882
Image Date1947
ViewInterior
StyleRococo
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 798 Egypt
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectDrawing rooms ; Riverside buildings ; Barracks ; Decorative plasterwork ; Interior decoration
NOTES: Designed as the War Minister's residence and built between 1853 and 1863, these buildings became the barracks of the British Army in Egypt in 1882 until 1946. They were demolished in 1947. This drawing room served as the Officers' Mess.
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