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Booksellers and photograph vendors of Cairo
Karl Baedeker (firm) Egypt. handbook for travellers. Part First: Lower Egypt, with the Fayum and the Peninsula of Sinai (Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1885), p.234-235.
Booksellers. Kauffmann, in the Muski, an old-established firm. Penason, Barbier, both in the Ezbekiyeh. Photographs (see below) are also sold at Kauffmanni's. Writing and drawing materials are sold by Kauffmann, Penasson, and Zollikofer, the last in the Muski. Visiting cards may be ordered at Zollikofer's and at Boehm-Anderer's, in the Ezbekiveh.
Photographs. Schoefft, Abbasiyeh Street (Place Faghalla), with a good background for groups; also a fine collection of groups of natives, and a few desert scenes, some of which are very striking (various prices; a collection of 25, of small size, is sold for 25 fr.). Stromeyer & Heymann in the Kantaret ed Dikke (PI. B, 5), with a charming garden and well-equipped studio. Laroche & Co., in the Ezbekiyeh Garden. Among the numerous photographs of Egyptian landscapes and temples the best are those by Sebah of Constantinople, which may be purchased at his depot, adjoining the French consulate in the Ezbekiyeh, or at Kauffmann's. Hr. E. Brugsch, the keeper of the Bulak Museum (p.295 ), has caused a number of the objects in the museum to be photographed. This collection, which costs 25 fr. (small size 15 fr.), may be purchased at the museum, or at Kauffmann's but is not sold by the photographers.