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Artist:
Félix Bonfils (French, 1831–1885)
Date:
after 1867
Medium:
Albumen silver prints from glass negatives
Classification:
Albums
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.658.2 (1–48)
Not on view
Lelievre, Maiche, Paris (Chartres), 03/30/96; Gilman Paper Company Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Along the Nile: Early Photographs of Egypt," September 11, 2001–December 30, 2001.

Two albums containing 96 prints total. (See 2005.100.658.1) The albums are complete. This is the best selection known of Bonfils in terms of images and print quality.
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