Requires Photography

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

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), Photographer Edmond Jomard (French, 19th century), Photographer Hugh Lee Pattinson (English, 1796–after 1858), Photographer Emmanuel Lascases (French, 19th century), Etched by Johann Hürlimann (Swiss (active in France), 1793–1850), Etched by A. Appert (French, 19th century), Lithograph(s) by Jules Arnout (French, born in 1814), Lithograph(s) by Alphonse Bichebois (French, 1801–1850), Etched by John Callow (English, 1822–1878), Lithograph(s) by Cuvillier (French, active 1834–1862), Etched by Charles François Daubigny (French, 1817–1878), Lithograph(s) by Auguste-Victor Deroy (French, about 1825–1906), Etched by Charles Fichot (French, 1817–1903), Etched by Sigismond Himely (Swiss, active in France, 1801–1872), Etched by Paul Legrand (French, active 1819–1843), Lithograph(s) by Victor Jean Baptiste Petit (French, born in 1817), Etched by Adolphe Pierre Riffaut (French, 1821–1859), Etched by Friedrich Salathé (Swiss, active in France, 1793–1858), Etched by Louis Désiré Thiénon (French, born in 1812), Printer Louis Armand Hippolyte Fizeau (French, 1819–1892), Printer Lemercier et Cie. (French, 19th century), Publisher Rittner et Goupil (French, active 1831–1840), Publisher Hector Bossange (French, 19th century), Publisher Goupil & Vibert (active 1841–1846)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Goldschmidt and Weston Naef, Truthful Lens, 104


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


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Photography


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]


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

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner