Signed, dated and location ("h. Le Secq, N. D. de Paris.") reversed out of the negative in the lower left. See: Jammes, Blanquart-Evrard Catalogue Raisonne, 1851-1855, p.258, pl.2. Similar prints are in the collections of the Bibliothèque Nationale and Bibliothèque municipale de Lille, but in the Blanquart-Evrard process. A very rare and important early Le Secq print. Most such prints are in institutions. Very few are in private hands. Provenance: Family of the photographer, Henri Le Secq.
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Medium Salt print from waxed paper negative
Photo Date 1851 Print Date 1851
Dimensions 12-15/16 x 8-7/8 in. (329 x 225 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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