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Frith 1856 reversed out of the negative. Frith Photo 1857 and title printed on recto of the mount.In his monograph on Francis Frith, Douglas R. Nickel stressed that only a handful of prints from the early work of the photographer from before his expeditions in the Middle East, are available (ibid, p.45). The early date as well as the large size from a collodion negative contribute to the rarity of this print.

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Detached Windows and Towers, Elgin Cathedral
Francis Frith Detached Windows and Towers, Elgin Cathedral

Price $4,000
Sale Price $2,800

Main Image

Ref.# 14366

Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative

Mount on original printed mount

Photo Date 1856  Print Date 1857

Dimensions 19-3/8 x 15-3/8 in. (492 x 391 mm)

Photo Country United Kingdom (UK)

Photographer Country United Kingdom (UK)


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