Requires Photography

Excursions daguerriennes. Vues et monuments les plus remarquables du globe.

1840–42
Photographer Noël-Marie-Paymal Lerebours (French, 1807–1873), Photographer Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863), Photographer Frédéric Goupil-Fesquet (French, born in 1817)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Goldschmidt and Weston Naef, Truthful Lens, 104

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 27.8 x 38.7 x 2.8 cm (10 15/16 x 15 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3409a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 etching and aquatints, 10 lithographs, and 2 "Fizeau" prints

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Rittner et Goupil; Lerebours; Hr Bossange [1840-1842]) Oblong folio, two vols.; (v. 1) half-title, plus 54 plates; (v. 2) half-title, plus 58 pls.; contemporary half gilt-stamped black morocco, brown textured cloth covers.

Photographic illustrations of cities and sights in Europe, Africa, and the U.S.


Paris: Rittner et Goupil; Lerebours; Hr Bossange [1840-1842]

Provenance

George Peabody Gardner, by whom given to MFA January 14, 1917 (accessioned January 16, 1980).

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner