Jean Sébah was a photographer active in Egypt, Turkey, and the Levant during the last quarter of the nineteenth and first quarter of the twentieth centuries. In 1888, he inherited a photography business begun by his father, Pascal Sébah, and partnered with Policarpe Joaillier to form the studio known as Sébah and Joaillier.
Transcripton of information written on back of photograph: "Cairo, Mosque of Mohammed 'Al[i]/ Interior; sanctuary showing Byzantine domes on square pillars, .../ Accession 21441/ 161/ C136/ 302; 820/ L.S. ES8811." Transcription of front of photograph: "7 Mosquee Mohamed-Aly (Sanctuaire)/ J.P. Sebah"