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[Proof prints from Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie]

Artist:
Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)
Date:
1849–51
Medium:
Salted paper prints
Dimensions:
Mounts: 8 3/8 × 11 9/16 in. (21.2 × 29.4 cm), each
Classification:
Albums
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.967.1 (1–20)
Not on view
Maxime Du Camp; [...]; André Jammes, Paris; [Lunn Gallery, Washington, DC, February 14, 1981]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain. "Le Désert," June 20, 2000–November 5, 2000.

Fundación "La Caixa", Madrid. "Le Désert," January 25, 2001–April 15, 2001.

Undena Publications, ed. The photographic heritage of the Middle East : an exhibition of early photographs of Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Greece & Iran, 1849-1893. Malibu, 1981.



The last print from the series mounted in the sketchbook (2000.118) was removed from the album prior to the Metropolitan's acquisition of either object.
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