'Ossyride Columns', Thebes, c 1849.
© NMeM / Royal Photographic Society / Science & Society Picture Library
Albumen print of 'Ossyride Columns. Headless Columns, it is said that an attempt was made by Cambyses to destroy these columns, but only the heads were thrown off. One head is seen on the ground. I stand by the second column.' Dimensions 15.8 x 20.4cm.