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Goher Shah Mosque, Mashhad, Iran
Albumenized salt print, from waxed paper negative
7-1/2 x 9-1/2 ins (19.1 x 24.2 cm)
Contemporary Works / Vintage Works
The second largest holy city in the world, Mashhad attracts more than 20 million tourists and pilgrims every year.
See: Bonetti & Prandi, La Persia Qajar (2010), p.91. Giannuzzi was an Italian calotypist, who was born in 1818 (some sources say 1819) and died in 1876.