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Tropical Scenery, Street, Chipigana

Artist:
John Moran (American (born England), Bolton, Lancashire 1821–1903 Pennsylvania)
Former Attribution:
Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Date:
1871
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 20.3 x 27.9 cm (8 x 11 in.) Mount: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.918
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in negative BL: "11"; Printed on mount, recto BL: "DARIEN EXPEDITION"; Printed on mount, recto BC: "TROPICAL SCENERY//STREET, CHIPIGANA"; Printed on mount, recto BR: "COMD'R SELFRIDGE, Comd'g"; Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso TL: "T. O'Sullivan"
(sold, Christie's East, Lot 76, October 31, 1979); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

According to Navy geographic reports and routes, O'Sullivan photographed the Atlantic side in 1870, and never went to the Pacific. Moran did the Pacific side in 1871.
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