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Faradisation du muscle frontal

Artist:
Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875)
Artist:
Possibly with Adrien Tournachon (French, 1825–1903)
Date:
1854–56, printed 1862
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 18.6 × 11.7 cm (7 5/16 × 4 5/8 in.) Mount: 27 × 18.6 cm (10 5/8 × 7 5/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.229
Not on view
Inscription: Letterpress on mount, recto TC: "PHOTOGRAPHIES PATHOLOGIQUES"; recto, BC "Faradisation de muscle frontal, par l'auteur"; verso C: "ALBUM // DE // PHOTOOGRAPHIES PATHOLOGIQUES"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso TL: "10-566 // H"
[...]; Private collector, Europe, until 2012; (Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs, Skylight Gallery Catalog #35 Sale, March 28, 2013, lot 90); [Winter Works on Paper, New York]

This photograph was the frontispiece to the octavo edition of Dr. Duchenne de Boulogne’s "Album de photographies pathologique complementaire du livre intitulé de l'electrisation localisée" (1862).
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