Les Races Bovines au Concours Universel Agricole de Paris en 1856
36 x 50 cm (14 3/16 x 19 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 87 prints (various techniques) based on drawings made after photographs by Adrien Tournachon (Nadar jeune). The drawings were transferred to a metal plate using heliography, an early photomechanical technique. The plates were then worked on by hand in a variety of engraving methods (soft-ground etching, mezzo tint, aquatint, etc.).
Not On View
[Volume one of two.]
Private collection; gift September 1986.
Gift of Charles W. Millard III