Signed, dated and location ("h. Le Secq, Strasbourg. 1851") reversed out of the negative in the lower left. A very rare and important print for the Mission Heliographique, although this print was not retained by the MH. Most such prints are in institutions. Very few are in private hands. See: Janis and Sartre, Henri Le Secq Photographie de 1850 a 1860, cat. no.163, p.125. Provenance: probably from the collection of an art history professor; Porta Portese's antique market in Rome; an Italian conservationist.
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Medium Salt print from paper negative
Photo Date 1851 Print Date 1852c
Dimensions 12-5/8 x 9 in. (321 x 229 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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