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[Factory Interior]

Artist:
Louis Lafon (French, active 1870s–90s)
Date:
ca. 1880
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 36.7 x 47 cm (14 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Isaacs, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.558.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in negative BRC: "L. LAFON / PARIS [?]"; inscribed in pencil on verso RC edge, sideways: "W1222"
["An antique dealer who bought them from another antique dealer"]; [Laurent Herschtritt, Six Fours Les Plages, France]; [Charles Isaacs Photographs, New York, 2007]

Isaacs states that the subject is likely the Ecole Nationale d'Arts et Metiers in Angers.
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