Colonel Jean-Charles Langlois Crimean War Landscape near Malakoff
Medium Varnished salt print from paper negative
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1855 Print Date 1856c
Dimensions 10-3/16 x 12-3/8 in. (260 x 315 mm)
Photo Country Crimea
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Extremely rare image in a beautiful print.
Provenance: Galerie Texbraun.
See: Jammes and Janis, The Art of French Calotype, pp.198-199 and pl.53 and Christ, L'Age d'or de la Photographie, pl.79 for information on this obscure photographer and a similar study in the Crimean; also see Seguin, Naef, Marbot, et. al., After Daguerre: Masterworks of French Photography, pl.100-101 for other studies and more information on the photographer; Bolloch, Photographies de guerre, no. 20.
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