Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[The New Gate, Teheran]

Artist:
Luigi Pesce (Italian, 1818–1891)
Date:
1850s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from paper negative
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles K. and Irma B. Wilkinson, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.683.8
Not on view
Inscription: Artist's signature in negative, BRC: "L. Pesce"
Charles Wilkinson

Bonetti, Maria Francesca, and Alberto Prandi. "Italian Photographers in Iran 1848–64." History of Photography 37, no. 1 (February 2013).



See also Islamic Dept. 1977.392.4a, b for the cover.
Identical plate in the album owned by Alvise Savognan di Brazza, which was sold at Sotheby’s London (or Belgravia) October 28, 1981 (lot 108). See also Islamic Dept. 1977.392.4a, b for the original binding.
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