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The symposium "Truth, Lies, and Photographs" was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop, on view October 11, 2012, through January 27, 2013. In this talk, Jordan Bear, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Toronto, presents multiple examples of Photo-Diagrams, or photographs that have been turned into photo illustrations in order to inform viewers about events that a photographer was not present to capture.
Part Four of Seven
Recorded November 2, 2012
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This program is made possible by Joyce Frank Menschel.
[Zouaves in Camp, Man with Basket, Camp de Chalons]
[Soldiers in Camp, Camp de Chalons]
[Cavalry Maneuvers, Camp de Châlons]
[Zouaves, Camp de Châlons]
Pyramides de Gizèh
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Inscription: Facsimile signature stamp in red ink on print, BLC: "Gustave Le Gray"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto TRC: "28", BRC: "Pyramides de Gizèh // Gizèh"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso TLC: "M/3 3", TRC: "BL19853".
Félix Paponot; [...]; [sold Rieunier & Bailly--Pommery (Hotel Drouot), Paris, March 19, 2001]; [Baudoin Lebon, Paris]; Robert Shapazian
This image is the left portion of a three-part panorama. The photograph was one of forty-four in an album entitled "Moyenne-Êgypte, tome I" made for Félix Paponot, an engineer working on the Ismailiya Canal. This is the only known print of this image.
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