Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Expedition Camp, Petra]

Artist:
Attributed to Leavitt Hunt (American, active 1850s)
Date:
1852
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 16.4 × 20 cm (6 7/16 × 7 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1282
Not on view
Inscription: [no inscriptions or annotations visible]
Maxime Du Camp; [...]; Collection of an academic French painter; Louise d'Argencourt, Paris, Febrary 21, 1987; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Undena Publications, ed. The photographic heritage of the Middle East : an exhibition of early photographs of Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Greece & Iran, 1849-1893. Malibu, 1981.

Hanlon, David. "Pilgrims on Paper: The Calotype Journey of Leavitt Hunt and Nathan Flint Baker." History of Photography 31, no. 4 (Winter 2007). pp. 319–329.



Another print of this image can be found in Hunt's personal album, in the collection of the Bennington Museum, Vermont, and in the Richard Morris Hunt collection, now at the Library of Congress.
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