Mer de Glâce, Chamonix

about 1860
Édouard Baldus (French, 1813–1889)


Dimensions

Sheet: 30.9 x 42.5 cm (12 3/16 x 16 3/4 in.) Mount: 47.0 x 61.7 cm (18 1/2 x 24 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.23

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from paper negative, mounted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

This is the name of a famous glacier on Mont-Blanc, above Chamonix
print on buff mount

Inscription

Title in graphite, l. l. below image; "E. Baldus" stamped in ink, l. r. below image; "122" in graphite, center below image.

Provenance

William L. Schaeffer, Chester, Conn.; purchased by MFA from Schaeffer January 1989.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund