"Photogravure sur Acier par Ch. Negre" stamped on recto margin. From Duc de Luynes, Voyage d'Exploration a la Mer Morte, 1871-1874. Vignes accompanied the Duc de Luynes an archaeologist, numismatist and art collector on a trip to Lebanon and Palestine in 1864, despite of or because of his passionate amateur status as a photographer. He took calotypes to record key places. Charles Nègre printed them with his newly discovered heliogravure process.
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Sale Price $525
Photo Date 1864 Print Date 1870s
Dimensions 7-1/2 x 10 in. (191 x 254 mm)
Photo Country Lebanon
Photographer Country France
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