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Subterranean Paris (Pont au Change)

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Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, known as Nadar, was one of the most prominent French photographers of his day, best known for his penetrating portraits of Second Empire celebrities. He was also an intrepid photographic experimenter, the first to attempt both aerial photography and, as early as 1858,...

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Provenance

Vision Gallery, Boston; purchased September 1984.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

1864–65

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 24.8 x 19.6 cm (9 3/4 x 7 11/16 in.) Mount: 43.6 x 34 cm (17 3/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.431

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs