Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Floods of 1856, Church of Saint-Pothin, Lyon

Artist:
Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889)
Date:
June 1856
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 32.5 x 43.5 cm (12 13/16 x 17 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.455
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative, BLC: "Lyon (Les Brotteaux) // Inondation 1856"; BRC "E. Baldus"
From the artist to Léon Bourquelot; his descendants; [Serge Clin, Versailles, 1988]; [Robert Hershkowitz, Sussex]

Daniel, Malcolm. The Photographs of Edouard Baldus. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994. p. 68, fig. 51.



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