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Trained as an artist, Charles Marville's career followed a commercial path. After youthful beginnings as an illustrator, by 1850 he had become a photographer specializing in landscape and architectural views. His work earned him important government commissions to record the transformation of...

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Provenance

Robert Hershkowitz, London, England; purchased by MFA from Hershkowitz February 1984.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

1858

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.9 x 36.51 cm (10 9/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.54

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from wet-collodion-on-glass negative

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Photography

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