Note the second man, barely visible and perhaps the owner, in the background at the left.
With "Nadar jeune" stamp photo and negative number reversed out of photo, and a title in ink on the recto of the mount in German (Cow of the Race in Normandy). A very rich print. Commonly referred to as a varnished salt print, it is technically made by vernis-cuir, a process in which a paper is coated with layers of gelatin and tannin, giving it a thick high gloss like that of varnished leather. Tournachon often used the process and stamped these prints with his mark, "Nadar j[eu}ne."
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Medium Salt print vernis-cuir from wet plate collodion plate
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1850s Print Date 1850s
Dimensions 8 x 10-3/4 in. (203 x 273 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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