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Vue de la Ville Chinoise (Cholen) Feuille No. 3, Saïgon, Cochinchine

Artist:
Emile Gsell (French, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 1838–1879 Vietnam)
Date:
1866
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
22.3 x 30.1 cm (8 3/4 x 11 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.501 (8)
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, recto BC: "Cochinchine - Saïgon"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto BC: "Vue de la Ville Chinoise (Cholen) Feuille No. 3"
Empress Eugénie; [Gérard Lévy]; [Graphics International, July 30, 1980]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

This plate is one of five that make up a panorama of Cholen. The five plates in order are as follows: 2005.100.501(8), 2005.100.501(9), 2005.100.501(10), 2005.100.501(12), 2005.100.501(13); Plate 2005.100.501(11) is marked as number six in the series, but it does not fit the panorama.
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