Arab Camp in the Algerian Sahara

about 1858
Gustave de Beaucorps (French, 1825–1906)


Dimensions

Image: 26.7 x 38.1 cm (10 1/2 x 15 in.) Sheet: 49.3 x 64.5 cm (19 7/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.587

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from waxed paper negative, corners rounded

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Recto, in ink, l.l: G de B; in ink, l.r: Campement d'arabe sahara algerien

Provenance

Possibly the estate of the artist. 1994, Joachim Bonnemaison (dealer), Paris; 1994, sold by Bonnemaison to Charles Isaacs Photographs, New York; 2010, sold by Charles Isaacs Photographs to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund